February 06, 2023

Companies

Information related to companies trading in and out of North Korea

Factor markets: Who really owns the land, labor and capital in North Korea?
NK PRO

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
NK PRO

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
NK PRO

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
Expert roundup: What did the US and South Korea achieve at their latest summit?
KOREA PRO

Expert roundup: What did the US and South Korea achieve at their latest summit?

Korea Pro asks experts what the key wins and missed opportunities were during first Yoon-Biden summit

Expert roundup: What did the US and South Korea achieve at their latest summit?
Capitalism with South Korean characteristics
KOREA PRO

Capitalism with South Korean characteristics

'Preferred Stocks' offer attractive yields for short- to medium-term investors — and bigger payoffs in the long term

Capitalism with South Korean characteristics
Daniel Tudor
Daniel Tudor May 17, 2022
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