September 28, 2021

Economy

Information related to the North Korea economic sector

Cryptocurrency guru pleads guilty to conspiracy to violate North Korea sanctions

Cryptocurrency guru pleads guilty to conspiracy to violate North Korea sanctions

Virgil Griffith faces up to 20 years in prison for providing information on how to skirt sanctions with cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency guru pleads guilty to conspiracy to violate North Korea sanctions
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 28, 2021
North Korea’s improved cyber capabilities threaten financial institutions: FBI

North Korea’s improved cyber capabilities threaten financial institutions: FBI

FBI chief describes 'growing' cyber espionage threat and challenge of investigating cyberattacks to Senate committee

North Korea’s improved cyber capabilities threaten financial institutions: FBI
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 23, 2021
North Korean disinfection zone still not operating despite activity: imagery
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North Korean disinfection zone still not operating despite activity: imagery

Reports previously suggested the zone would open in August to help kick-start trade with China

North Korean disinfection zone still not operating despite activity: imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 23, 2021
Chinese firm boasts of business and connections with North Korean entities
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Chinese firm boasts of business and connections with North Korean entities

Firm allegedly helped DPRK acquire point of sale devices that experts say could strengthen state control over economy

Chinese firm boasts of business and connections with North Korean entities
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 10, 2021
North Korea in August 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in August 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021

North Korea in August 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro September 3, 2021
Unification minister hopes to extend inter-Korean tourism to Russia and beyond

Unification minister hopes to extend inter-Korean tourism to Russia and beyond

Lee In-young lays out plans for regional economic cooperation at Russian forum

Unification minister hopes to extend inter-Korean tourism to Russia and beyond
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 2, 2021
Kim Jong Un raises ‘urgent’ issues of food supply, COVID and flooding

Kim Jong Un raises ‘urgent’ issues of food supply, COVID and flooding

North Korean leader’s remarks at politburo meeting underscore litany of challenges country faces as a result of lockdown

Kim Jong Un raises ‘urgent’ issues of food supply, COVID and flooding
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 2, 2021
US bars travel to North Korea for another year, citing ‘serious risk of arrest’

US bars travel to North Korea for another year, citing ‘serious risk of arrest’

Americans will not be allowed to travel to the country unless explicit permission granted by State Department

US bars travel to North Korea for another year, citing ‘serious risk of arrest’
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 1, 2021
North Korea tightens fishing rules for Chinese boats due to COVID event: UN PoE
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North Korea tightens fishing rules for Chinese boats due to COVID event: UN PoE

Chinese fishers in DPRK waters face severe consequences if caught without the necessary paperwork, new report shows

North Korea tightens fishing rules for Chinese boats due to COVID event: UN PoE
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 31, 2021
Youth leaving home for coal mines to fight ‘cultural infiltration’: Kim Jong Un

Youth leaving home for coal mines to fight ‘cultural infiltration’: Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader sent letter to young people gathered in Pyongyang to celebrate Youth Day

Youth leaving home for coal mines to fight ‘cultural infiltration’: Kim Jong Un
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 28, 2021
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