Economy

Feature stories on the economy.

Wednesday 30th November, 2016
by

Despite UN sanctions, China has been reportedly exporting fuel by train from a Dandong military fuel supply centre to North Korea, according to a report by Radio Free Asia. ...

Proudly in partnership with

Thursday 7th August, 2014
by

As the North Korean state surveillance continues relentlessly, the North Korean people find ways of carrying on, alone, in the dark....

Monday 28th July, 2014
by

"Whether the children (North Korean state agents) trade with China or not, the business of adults (illegal traders) carries on."...

Monday 14th July, 2014
by

“How tall is the barley hump that it takes so long to get over it?"’...

Sunday 27th April, 2014
by

North Korean state putting greater pressure on people to make foreign currency offerings....

Monday 27th January, 2014
by

A DPRK Ministry of State Security surveillance operation underway in North Korea's Rajin-Sonbong special economic zone....

Sunday 27th October, 2013
by

North Korean refugees say that there is a special type of rice reserved for officials of the ruling Workers' Party....

Wednesday 23rd October, 2013
by

Rising walls as a symbol of the growth and development of North Korea’s market economy and its separation from the state system....

Thursday 3rd October, 2013
by

Diversification in the Jangmadang - the North Korean marketplace...

Monday 30th September, 2013
by

The female bankers of North Korea?...

Friday 27th September, 2013
by

Buying Chinese batteries to sell frog-oil to China....