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Behind North Korea’s official economic numbers

Behind North Korea’s official economic numbers

Statistics display unreliable data but say much about Pyongyang’s political calculus

Behind North Korea’s official economic numbers
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov September 15, 2014
Inside North Korea’s 2014 Rason Trade Fair

Inside North Korea’s 2014 Rason Trade Fair

NK News takes a look around the 4th International Trade Fair in Rason

Inside North Korea’s 2014 Rason Trade Fair
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 10, 2014
Black market cash: The real value of N. Korean won

Black market cash: The real value of N. Korean won

Differences in official, unofficial exchange rates can lead to confusing economic reports

Black market cash: The real value of N. Korean won
Rob York
Rob York September 1, 2014
N. Korea appoints former vice FM as ambassador to Russia

N. Korea appoints former vice FM as ambassador to Russia

Experienced diplomat becomes top N. Korean in Moscow as DPRK-Russia ties improve

N. Korea appoints former vice FM as ambassador to Russia
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi August 31, 2014
Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes
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Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes

North Korea takes Russian oil while China's crude cut-off seems increasingly unlikely

Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes
James Byrne
James Byrne | Leo Byrne August 28, 2014
Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes

Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes

North Korea takes Russian oil while China's crude cut-off seems increasingly unlikely

Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes
James Byrne
James Byrne | Leo Byrne August 28, 2014
Where is North Korea’s cosa nostra?

Where is North Korea’s cosa nostra?

Tight networks, state terror, police efficacy may limit criminal activity

Where is North Korea’s cosa nostra?
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 26, 2014
Meet Mr. Pak: North Korean entrepreneur

Meet Mr. Pak: North Korean entrepreneur

Foreign-currency acquisition can be good business, but risks abound

Meet Mr. Pak: North Korean entrepreneur
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 19, 2014
Chongryon school in Kawasaki struggles to survive financially

Chongryon school in Kawasaki struggles to survive financially

Decline in students, government funding leads to unpaid staff, uncertain future

Chongryon school in Kawasaki struggles to survive financially
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi August 18, 2014
North Koreans in the city: clash of work ethics

North Koreans in the city: clash of work ethics

Why North Korean tardiness is not the same thing as laziness

North Koreans in the city: clash of work ethics
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko August 15, 2014