July 04, 2020

Economy

Information related to the North Korea economic sector

NK PRO

Russian exports to North Korea soared in April, new data shows

In addition to 25,000 tonne food aid shipment, majority of goods related to construction, medicine

Min Chao Choy July 3, 2020
NK PRO

North Korea in June 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analysis of the main developments between June 1 and June 30

NK Pro July 2, 2020
NK PRO

Some progress on long-stalled Pyongyang housing blocks under new campaign

Construction comes as Kim Jong Un shifts propaganda priority to living standards over tourist resorts

Colin Zwirko July 2, 2020
NK PRO

Finnish NGO wins sanctions exemptions to fight food insecurity in North Korea

Finn Church Aid granted exemptions for an estimated $270,000 in aid expenses to help North Hwanghae Province

Kelly Kasulis July 1, 2020
NK PRO

North Korean restaurant in Beijing remains open, despite UN sanctions

Pyongyang Unbangwan is one of at least two DPRK-linked eateries operating in the Chinese capital city

Chad O'Carroll June 26, 2020
NK PRO

Chinese food exports to North Korea rose in May, data shows

PRC sent 73 kinds of food products over the border last month, customs figures show

Min Chao Choy June 26, 2020
NK PRO

North Korea is facing alarming bond issues, but there’s still hope

North Korea's bond issue risks economic ruin, but there's a good chance the blow will be lessened by compromise

Peter Ward June 23, 2020

North Korean media says it's now "too late" for the South to avoid a crisis

DPRK citizens ready to "exterminate" defectors and take revenge against Seoul, Rodong Sinmun article warns

Jeongmin Kim June 16, 2020

North Korean media unveils new renovations at two Pyongyang subway stations

Renewal of interchange between DPRK capital's only two subway lines follows work on two other stations last year

Colin Zwirko June 15, 2020
NK PRO

ANALYSIS: What's driving increasing North Korean vitriol towards the South?

Indicators suggest Pyongyang wants to elevate a sense of crisis with South Korea. But why?

Chad O'Carroll June 8, 2020
1 2 3 4 151