February 21, 2024

Economy

Information related to the North Korea economic sector

Having a baby in North Korea

Having a baby in North Korea

The North can be divided into Pyongyang and Regional republics, with the former getting the best health care

Having a baby in North Korea
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung August 12, 2015
Drought has little effect on N.Korean food imports
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Drought has little effect on N.Korean food imports

Cereal imports from China show small increase, though totals remain far below those of previous years

Drought has little effect on N.Korean food imports
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 5, 2015
Wonsan Airport nears completion, with potential for impact on tourism and economy
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Wonsan Airport nears completion, with potential for impact on tourism and economy

Newly renovated international airport could reverse losses caused by sanctions preventing Japanese vessels docking

Wonsan Airport nears completion, with potential for impact on tourism and economy
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 30, 2015
The marketization of N. Korean society

The marketization of N. Korean society

Influence of the markets can be seen outside of places of business, in the families and homes

The marketization of N. Korean society
Hazel Smith
Hazel Smith July 29, 2015
A new phase in North Korea’s ‘Pyongyang speed?’

A new phase in North Korea’s ‘Pyongyang speed?’

Construction the year after fatal collapse may reveal new emphasis on stability, proper construction methods for apartment buildings

A new phase in North Korea’s ‘Pyongyang speed?’
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 28, 2015
North Korea adds new laws targeted at foreign investors
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North Korea adds new laws targeted at foreign investors

Real estate and insurance laws likely aimed at assuring nervous investors, could make living in the DPRK easier - expert

North Korea adds new laws targeted at foreign investors
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 23, 2015
Generation ‘in-between’: Young North Koreans navigate the government, market

Generation ‘in-between’: Young North Koreans navigate the government, market

Academic confronts idea that market, fashion influences could spell regime's end as Western, 'imperialistic'

Generation ‘in-between’: Young North Koreans navigate the government, market
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi July 14, 2015
How to do business in North Korea

How to do business in North Korea

Obstacles are many, but so are the opportunities, even despite geopolitical barriers

How to do business in North Korea
Dieter Schmitt
Dieter Schmitt July 9, 2015
North Korean defection by the numbers
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North Korean defection by the numbers

Most recent data show falling numbers, changing ratios and factors affection defection

North Korean defection by the numbers
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 8, 2015
N. Korean oil tankers movement indicates refinery, power plant presence
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N. Korean oil tankers movement indicates refinery, power plant presence

NK News ship tracker shows oil tankers visiting the facility, also visible on satellite imagery

N. Korean oil tankers movement indicates refinery, power plant presence
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 3, 2015