August 18, 2022

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Information related to companies trading in and out of North Korea

Freight ship visits North Korean port weeks after picking up cargo in Busan
NK PRO

Freight ship visits North Korean port weeks after picking up cargo in Busan

Expert says movements point to rare direct shipment between Koreas, a likely violation of UN and South Korean sanctions

Freight ship visits North Korean port weeks after picking up cargo in Busan
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer June 17, 2022
Singaporean man to be jailed for obstructing North Korea sanctions investigation

Singaporean man to be jailed for obstructing North Korea sanctions investigation

Manfred Low Cheng Jin to serve 15-week sentence in victory for city-state’s case against Yuk Tung Energy

Singaporean man to be jailed for obstructing North Korea sanctions investigation
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell June 8, 2022
Factor markets: Who really owns the land, labor and capital in North Korea?
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Factor markets: Who really owns the land, labor and capital in North Korea?

Actual control and right to buy and sell are increasingly determined by access to funds, not by state fiat

Factor markets: Who really owns the land, labor and capital in North Korea?
Peter Ward
Peter Ward June 6, 2022
North Korea shines new light on disappearance of major conglomerate
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North Korea shines new light on disappearance of major conglomerate

Images in DPRK trade magazine suggest up-and-coming business has taken over assets of defunct Korea Kumgang Group

North Korea shines new light on disappearance of major conglomerate
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 1, 2022
Why some North Koreans actually benefit from sanctions on their country
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Why some North Koreans actually benefit from sanctions on their country

Measures targeting DPRK’s weapons programs can serve interests of security institutions, military and firms

Why some North Koreans actually benefit from sanctions on their country
Peter Ward
Peter Ward May 31, 2022
The Korea discount: Why South Korea’s stock market is so underpriced
KOREA PRO

The Korea discount: Why South Korea’s stock market is so underpriced

Analysts link Korean stock market’s poor performance to a range of risks, from North Korea to weak shareholder rights

The Korea discount: Why South Korea’s stock market is so underpriced
Peter Ward
Peter Ward May 30, 2022
After failed UN vote, US slaps new sanctions on North Korea-linked entities

After failed UN vote, US slaps new sanctions on North Korea-linked entities

Unilateral designations target DPRK official linked to weapons programs, two banks and trading company

After failed UN vote, US slaps new sanctions on North Korea-linked entities
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 28, 2022
South Korea keeps strategic ambiguity alive by joining US-led economic framework
KOREA PRO

South Korea keeps strategic ambiguity alive by joining US-led economic framework

Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is low risk and low reward for Seoul unlikely to raise eyebrows in Beijing, experts say

South Korea keeps strategic ambiguity alive by joining US-led economic framework
Sooyoung Oh
Sooyoung Oh May 25, 2022
More nuclear, less coal? The future of South Korea’s energy mix
KOREA PRO

More nuclear, less coal? The future of South Korea’s energy mix

New president’s goals good for nuclear industry, while air quality concerns likely mean continued space for renewables

More nuclear, less coal? The future of South Korea’s energy mix
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 24, 2022
Company selling likely sanctioned machinery joins North Korea-China trade fair

Company selling likely sanctioned machinery joins North Korea-China trade fair

Addition comes after different firm threatened legal action against organizers for using name without authorization

Company selling likely sanctioned machinery joins North Korea-China trade fair
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 24, 2022
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