December 05, 2020

Economy

Information related to the North Korea economic sector

North Korea passes spate of new laws on foreign culture, tech and telecom

Top officials also agree to hold the next Supreme People’s Assembly session in late Jan. 2021

Colin Zwirko December 4, 2020

North Koreans in the countryside may soon drink up a new domestic beer

A new North Korean beer called Tumangang sheds light on a Rason trade zone factory’s growth

Colin Zwirko December 4, 2020

North Korea in Nov. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Nov. 1, 2020 to Nov. 30, 2020

NK Pro December 3, 2020

North Korea is on a crusade against drugs, crime and 'capitalist culture'

Recent events suggest that North Korea is trying to crack down on markets, foreign influence and "anti-socialist" acts

Peter Ward December 2, 2020

Timeline: From Pyongyang's election silence to trade dips and Politburo meetings

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Nov. 1 - Nov. 30

NK Pro December 2, 2020

North Korea shows off latest space and satellite tech at national event

The event is yet another sign that North Korea is back to promoting its space program after unusual silence in 2018

Colin Zwirko December 1, 2020

Kim Jong Un condemns 'unscientific' economic policies at Politburo meeting

Preparations for the upcoming Eighth Party Congress were also reportedly discussed by North Korea's top officials Sunday

Colin Zwirko November 29, 2020

North Korea kills currency dealer, hacks company making COVID-19 vaccine: NIS

After an intelligence briefing, South Korean lawmakers relayed recent topline claims about North Korea

Jeongmin Kim November 27, 2020
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Kim Jong Un's money manipulation is bad news — and there’s likely more to come

The North Korean government is rolling back old decisions at the detriment of the economy

Andrei Lankov November 26, 2020

Forced labor, COVID-19 and DPRK silence on US elections - NKNews Podcast Ep. 158

Nk News' Chad O'Carroll, Jeongmin Kim and Colin Zwirko discuss the latest from North Korea in this roundtable podcast

NK News November 24, 2020
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