February 26, 2024

Economy

Information related to the North Korea economic sector

NK Media Watch – Dec 18 to 24

NK Media Watch – Dec 18 to 24

Industries praised for hard work in 2013; Kim Jong Suk's 96th birthday; Kim Jong Un praised at unitary force

NK Media Watch – Dec 18 to 24
Matthew McGrath December 25, 2013
NK Media Watch – Dec 11 to 17

NK Media Watch – Dec 11 to 17

2013 State Commendation Ceremony; Workshop for Construction Professionals; Jang Song Thaek's Military Tribunal; and the 2nd Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Death

NK Media Watch – Dec 11 to 17
Matthew McGrath December 18, 2013
China cool to North Korean economic reform drive

China cool to North Korean economic reform drive

Returning from China, Lankov says there is little mood in Beijing for providing meaningful assistance to N. Korea

China cool to North Korean economic reform drive
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov December 17, 2013
Ask a North Korean: My thoughts on Jang Song Theak’s execution

Ask a North Korean: My thoughts on Jang Song Theak’s execution

This incident tells us that Kim Jong Un’s administration faces its worst crisis ever

Ask a North Korean: My thoughts on Jang Song Theak’s execution
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang December 13, 2013
NK Media Watch – Dec 4 to 10

NK Media Watch – Dec 4 to 10

Science Expo; Ceremony for Volunteer Teacher; Figure Skating

NK Media Watch – Dec 4 to 10
Matthew McGrath December 11, 2013
Expert: Time is ripe for engagement

Expert: Time is ripe for engagement

North’s new byungjin line presents opportunities, but also dilemmas for world community

Expert: Time is ripe for engagement
Ole Jakob Skåtun
Ole Jakob Skåtun December 10, 2013
North Korea’s crusade for more special economic zones

North Korea’s crusade for more special economic zones

30-years of dabbling with SEZs has produced little change

North Korea’s crusade for more special economic zones
Théo Clément
Théo Clément December 2, 2013
How do you get a job in North Korea?

How do you get a job in North Korea?

No choice, no way out, and now no guarantee of compensation

How do you get a job in North Korea?
Mina Yoon
Mina Yoon November 29, 2013
Why North Koreans now long for the age of indoctrination

Why North Koreans now long for the age of indoctrination

Bygone-era provided more stability, despite criticism sessions putting Cold War allies to shame

Why North Koreans now long for the age of indoctrination
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 27, 2013
No guarantee tourism revenues don’t fund weapons development

No guarantee tourism revenues don’t fund weapons development

Misleading to say tourism in the DPRK saps strength away from the weapons and nuclear industry

No guarantee tourism revenues don’t fund weapons development
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy November 21, 2013