February 26, 2024

Economy

Information related to the North Korea economic sector

Inside the Kim family business: Office 39

Inside the Kim family business: Office 39

Experts believe North Korea’s infamous “slush fund” could be moving away from illicit dealings

Inside the Kim family business: Office 39
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham July 29, 2014
Life in a N. Korean town since the ‘90s famine

Life in a N. Korean town since the ‘90s famine

As national economy evolved, so did industry and social life in the smaller townships

Life in a N. Korean town since the ‘90s famine
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 28, 2014
Hamisevicz: India uses North Korea to counterbalance China, Pakistan

Hamisevicz: India uses North Korea to counterbalance China, Pakistan

India monitors North Korea's interactions with South Asian neighbors through engagement

Hamisevicz: India uses North Korea to counterbalance China, Pakistan
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 21, 2014
Mongolia’s tango with Pyongyang

Mongolia’s tango with Pyongyang

Ulan Bator’s partnerships, diplomacy offer the U.S. some lessons in North Korea policy

Mongolia’s tango with Pyongyang
Jort van Oosterhout
Jort van Oosterhout July 16, 2014
Crude cut-off into fifth month as China ships oil-products to North Korea
NK PRO

Crude cut-off into fifth month as China ships oil-products to North Korea

Chinese customs data shows spike in oil product deliveries in first five months of 2014

Crude cut-off into fifth month as China ships oil-products to North Korea
James Byrne
James Byrne | Leo Byrne July 14, 2014
Foreign laptops increasingly popular item for North Korean middle class

Foreign laptops increasingly popular item for North Korean middle class

North Korea's elite move mobile computing as laptops become status symbol

Foreign laptops increasingly popular item for North Korean middle class
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 10, 2014
Pyongyang continues taxi fleet expansion

Pyongyang continues taxi fleet expansion

New cars and features added to existing taxi fleets in Pyongyang

Pyongyang continues taxi fleet expansion
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald July 10, 2014
Babson: North Korean leadership encouraging foreign investment

Babson: North Korean leadership encouraging foreign investment

Even after Jang purge, polices indicate Pyongyang leadership's pursuit of economic growth

Babson: North Korean leadership encouraging foreign investment
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 9, 2014
Babson: N. Korean leadership needs developed financial system

Babson: N. Korean leadership needs developed financial system

Pyongyang’s leadership has displayed commitment to economic development, expert says

Babson: N. Korean leadership needs developed financial system
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 7, 2014
Where North Koreans really live

Where North Koreans really live

Propaganda photos obscure the variety of housing across the country

Where North Koreans really live
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 1, 2014