April 09, 2020

Economy

Information related to the North Korea economic sector

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Pyongyang General Hospital construction “ahead of schedule”: KCNA

Foundational excavation completed by April 5, state media says, while imagery shows rapid progress

Colin Zwirko April 8, 2020

Pyongyang Spring International Trade Fair confirmed postponed due to coronavirus

New date for North Korea’s largest trade fair set for May yet to be determined, while April sci-tech fair also delayed

Colin Zwirko April 8, 2020

"Dire situation": How COVID-19 is impacting the North Korea travel industry

With tourism to North Korea frozen after a record-breaking year, some believe visits won't be possible until 2021

Chad O'Carroll April 7, 2020
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North Korea in March 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analysis of the main developments between March 1 and March 31

NK Pro April 2, 2020
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Timeline: from North Korea coronavirus fears to a new bout of missile testing

NK Pro timeline charts key events from March 1 - March 31

NK Pro April 1, 2020

North Korean, Lao foreign ministries sign cooperation agreement in Vientiane

Two sides promise closer ties as DPRK business in Laos appears open, despite sanctions

Colin Zwirko April 1, 2020

Korea Risk Group launches COVID-19 in North Korea tracker tool

Interactive NK Pro research tool provided free of charge

NK News March 30, 2020
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North Korea appears to have taken control of junk vessel, now largest in fleet

Ship transferred just a month after U.S. seizure of DPRK's "Wise Honest"

Min Chao Choy March 27, 2020

Air China says flights to North Korea remain suspended through early May

Only foreign carrier to operate flights to Pyongyang halted service in late January due to COVID-19

Colin Zwirko March 27, 2020
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COVID-19 in North Korea: an overview of the current situation

Pyongyang officially claims no infections within its territory, and has taken strict steps to stave off an outbreak

Chad O'Carroll March 26, 2020
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