May 26, 2022

Economy

Information related to the North Korea economic sector

South Korea keeps strategic ambiguity alive by joining US-led economic framework
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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
North Korean planes, COVID aid may be in quarantine after China trip: Imagery
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North Korean planes, COVID aid may be in quarantine after China trip: Imagery

Satellite imagery shows three Air Koryo cargo planes haven’t moved since returning from Shenyang last week

North Korean planes, COVID aid may be in quarantine after China trip: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko May 25, 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
Kim Jong Un’s Pyongyang residence sees upgrades during COVID lockdown: Imagery
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Kim Jong Un’s Pyongyang residence sees upgrades during COVID lockdown: Imagery

Kim publicly announced major construction projects in North Korea should continue as millions battle omicron infection

Kim Jong Un’s Pyongyang residence sees upgrades during COVID lockdown: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko May 23, 2022
Expert roundup: What did the US and South Korea achieve at their latest summit?
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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?
North Korea’s fertilizer imports remain unusually low ahead of planting seasons
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North Korea’s fertilizer imports remain unusually low ahead of planting seasons

Trade data also shows soap and other surface cleaner imports hit record highs amid short-lived trade reopening

North Korea’s fertilizer imports remain unusually low ahead of planting seasons
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 20, 2022
Streets empty but construction, farming active in COVID-hit North Korea: Imagery
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Streets empty but construction, farming active in COVID-hit North Korea: Imagery

Satellite images of Pyongyang and other cities show signs of lockdown but also ongoing economic activity

Streets empty but construction, farming active in COVID-hit North Korea: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko May 19, 2022
Capitalism with South Korean characteristics
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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
Why the risks of an Omicron outbreak in North Korea are getting worse
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Why the risks of an Omicron outbreak in North Korea are getting worse

Spikes in neighboring countries, economic impact on China and a stagnant containment strategy add to old problems

Why the risks of an Omicron outbreak in North Korea are getting worse
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 11, 2022
Yoon Suk-yeol’s inauguration speech: Key takeaways and full text
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Yoon Suk-yeol’s inauguration speech: Key takeaways and full text

Experts say new South Korean president is cleaving strongly toward U.S.-led internationalism

Yoon Suk-yeol’s inauguration speech: Key takeaways and full text
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