February 01, 2023

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North Korea exports nearly 37 metric tons of wigs and hairpieces to China
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North Korea exports nearly 37 metric tons of wigs and hairpieces to China

Niche products responsible for over half of exports in December, while DPRK’s imports of medicine continue to decline

North Korea exports nearly 37 metric tons of wigs and hairpieces to China
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 30, 2023
Mane supplier? Russia reveals stable that may have sent horses to Kim Jong Un
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Mane supplier? Russia reveals stable that may have sent horses to Kim Jong Un

Trade data names individual who received approval to export horses to North Korea last year, ahead of Nov. shipment

Mane supplier? Russia reveals stable that may have sent horses to Kim Jong Un
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer January 27, 2023
North Korea’s trade with China in Q4 hits three-year pandemic high

North Korea’s trade with China in Q4 hits three-year pandemic high

Strong imports in December help push quarterly trade to $370M, indicating less concern about COVID and inbound goods

North Korea’s trade with China in Q4 hits three-year pandemic high
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 19, 2023
North Korea in December 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in December 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from December 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022

North Korea in December 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro January 3, 2023
New North Korean luxury department store opens in capital after years of delays
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New North Korean luxury department store opens in capital after years of delays

Exclusive photos show high-end liquors for sale but little else at renamed Ryugyong Golden Plaza

New North Korean luxury department store opens in capital after years of delays
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll January 2, 2023
40+ launches, 174K ethereum, 168* COVID cases: North Korea’s 2022 by the numbers
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40+ launches, 174K ethereum, 168* COVID cases: North Korea’s 2022 by the numbers

Data tells story of a record year of DPRK missile tests and crypto theft, as the virus finally breached border controls

40+ launches, 174K ethereum, 168* COVID cases: North Korea’s 2022 by the numbers
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 30, 2022
North Korean rice imports nearly double amid reports of food insecurity
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North Korean rice imports nearly double amid reports of food insecurity

Expert says food shipments likely for elite, while decline in medicine imports may reflect improved COVID situation

North Korean rice imports nearly double amid reports of food insecurity
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy December 21, 2022
North Korea-China trade dips nearly 20% in November after reaching pandemic high

North Korea-China trade dips nearly 20% in November after reaching pandemic high

Sharp drop in exports drives overall decline, though bilateral trade remains higher than most months during pandemic

North Korea-China trade dips nearly 20% in November after reaching pandemic high
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer December 20, 2022
North Korea in November 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in November 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from November 1, 2022 to November 30, 2022

North Korea in November 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro December 2, 2022
North Korea’s food and medicine imports jump as country preps for harsh winter
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North Korea’s food and medicine imports jump as country preps for harsh winter

Influx comes as state media calls for farmers to boost rice production and warns citizens of flu and COVID-19 risks

North Korea’s food and medicine imports jump as country preps for harsh winter
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 21, 2022
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