August 19, 2022

Economy

Information related to the North Korea economic sector

‘We hate Yoon’: Kim Yo Jong slams Seoul’s plan to denuclearize North Korea

‘We hate Yoon’: Kim Yo Jong slams Seoul’s plan to denuclearize North Korea

DPRK leader’s sister rejects all future offers and says South Korea ‘scared’ of the missile tested Wednesday

‘We hate Yoon’: Kim Yo Jong slams Seoul’s plan to denuclearize North Korea
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 19, 2022
North Korea’s trade with China jumps to highest level since April COVID outbreak

North Korea’s trade with China jumps to highest level since April COVID outbreak

Uptick aligns with DPRK’s self-reported decline in cases, though total trade still far below pre-pandemic peak

North Korea’s trade with China jumps to highest level since April COVID outbreak
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell August 18, 2022
By backing Russia in Donbas, Kim Jong Un trades self-reliance for puppetry
COLUMN

By backing Russia in Donbas, Kim Jong Un trades self-reliance for puppetry

Recognizing pseudo-states marks radical shift for North Korea, but cuddling up to Moscow could make peninsula safer

By backing Russia in Donbas, Kim Jong Un trades self-reliance for puppetry
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter August 18, 2022
Seoul can’t provide security guarantees to North Korea, Yoon Suk-yeol says

Seoul can’t provide security guarantees to North Korea, Yoon Suk-yeol says

But ROK president adds that South Korea won’t try to change DPRK ‘by force,’ as he marks 100 days in office

Seoul can’t provide security guarantees to North Korea, Yoon Suk-yeol says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 17, 2022
Easing COVID rules a way for North Korea to project control — including to China

Easing COVID rules a way for North Korea to project control — including to China

Experts say changes may seek to allay public dissatisfaction and convince Beijing to resume cross-border trade

Easing COVID rules a way for North Korea to project control — including to China
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer August 17, 2022
North Korea eyes China border trade resumption as quarantine center cleared
NK PRO

North Korea eyes China border trade resumption as quarantine center cleared

Imagery shows movement at freight intake platforms after Kim Jong Un ordered ‘reexamination’ of COVID border policies

North Korea eyes China border trade resumption as quarantine center cleared
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 16, 2022
How corruption conquered North Korea, and why it’s there to stay
NK PRO

How corruption conquered North Korea, and why it’s there to stay

While Kim Il Sung launched campaigns that curbed graft, Kim Jong Un has found corruption beneficial to his regime

How corruption conquered North Korea, and why it’s there to stay
Christopher Carothers
Christopher Carothers August 16, 2022
Washington backs Yoon’s plan to provide aid to North Korea if it disarms

Washington backs Yoon’s plan to provide aid to North Korea if it disarms

US also voices support for trilateral cooperation with Japan after Yoon calls Tokyo a ‘common partner’ in speech

Washington backs Yoon’s plan to provide aid to North Korea if it disarms
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca August 16, 2022
Yoon floats new details of ‘audacious’ plan to revitalize North Korea’s economy

Yoon floats new details of ‘audacious’ plan to revitalize North Korea’s economy

ROK president promises aid if DPRK disarms, but expert says Pyongyang won’t be interested without sanctions relief

Yoon floats new details of ‘audacious’ plan to revitalize North Korea’s economy
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell August 15, 2022
Breakaway Luhansk republic seeks North Korea’s help to rebuild from Ukraine war

Breakaway Luhansk republic seeks North Korea’s help to rebuild from Ukraine war

Self-declared state says it held talks with DPRK on issue after Pyongyang confirmed plans to send laborers to Donetsk

Breakaway Luhansk republic seeks North Korea’s help to rebuild from Ukraine war
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer August 12, 2022
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