January 20, 2022

Economy

Information related to the North Korea economic sector

North Korea prepares to open newest skyscraper street as deadline nears: Imagery

North Korea prepares to open newest skyscraper street as deadline nears: Imagery

Pyongyang may hope to celebrate successful mega-project in wake of major construction delays in recent years

North Korea prepares to open newest skyscraper street as deadline nears: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 8, 2021
10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was Kim’s worst decision so far?

10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was Kim’s worst decision so far?

Experts vote on Kim’s worst calls during his first decade in power, from COVID controls to negotiating tactics

10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was Kim’s worst decision so far?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 8, 2021
Has ‘Squid Game’ been smuggled into North Korea? – NKNews Podcast Ep. 212
Podcast

Has ‘Squid Game’ been smuggled into North Korea? – NKNews Podcast Ep. 212

The NK News team discusses the DPRK’s vaccine situation, South Korean presidential election and more

Has ‘Squid Game’ been smuggled into North Korea? – NKNews Podcast Ep. 212
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot December 8, 2021
How North Korea’s use-it-or-lose-it power grid impacts energy trade
NK PRO

How North Korea’s use-it-or-lose-it power grid impacts energy trade

The DPRK’s rickety power network means exporting electricity sometimes makes more sense than using it

How North Korea’s use-it-or-lose-it power grid impacts energy trade
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 7, 2021
10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was his best decision so far?

10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was his best decision so far?

More than 80 experts vote on Kim’s smartest calls for sustaining his rule, from ballistic missiles to ties with Beijing

10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was his best decision so far?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 6, 2021
Seoul to implement system for monitoring ‘fake news’ on North Korea

Seoul to implement system for monitoring ‘fake news’ on North Korea

2022 budget sets aside $170,000 for project, but ministry has not specified whether violators will face penalties

Seoul to implement system for monitoring ‘fake news’ on North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 6, 2021
North Korea in November 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK PRO

North Korea in November 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from November 1, 2021 to November 30, 2021

North Korea in November 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro December 3, 2021
Timeline: From COVID-19 vaccines to preparations to reopen North Korea’s border
NK PRO

Timeline: From COVID-19 vaccines to preparations to reopen North Korea’s border

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from November 1 to November 30

Timeline: From COVID-19 vaccines to preparations to reopen North Korea’s border
NK Pro
NK Pro December 3, 2021
North Korean capitalism’s failure in the Third World

North Korean capitalism’s failure in the Third World

Pyongyang mixed economics and politics as it competed with Seoul and sought new trade partners in the Global South

North Korean capitalism’s failure in the Third World
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young December 2, 2021
North Korea to hold major meeting around Kim Jong Un’s 10-year anniversary

North Korea to hold major meeting around Kim Jong Un’s 10-year anniversary

Plenum will set 2022 state plans, as DPRK leader says economy ‘stable’ at Politburo meeting on Wednesday

North Korea to hold major meeting around Kim Jong Un’s 10-year anniversary
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 2, 2021
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