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News North Korea Economy: North Korea's Kim Warns Of 'Grave' Economic Challenge

Published on: Sunday 29 December 2019
North Korea's Kim Warns Of 'Grave' Economic Challenge
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/north-koreas-kim-warns-grave-economic-challenge-2893721

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned top ruling party officials of the "grave situation" facing the nuclear-armed state's economy and called for urgent corrective measures. His comments, ...

News North Korea Economy: Trump Bet He Could Isolate Iran and Charm North Korea. It’s Not That Easy.

Published on: Wednesday 01 January 2020
Trump Bet He Could Isolate Iran and Charm North Korea. It’s Not That Easy.
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/01/us/politics/trump-iran-north-korea.html

In North Korea, Kim Jong-un’s declaration on Wednesday that the world would “witness a new strategic weapon” seemed to be the end of an 18-month experiment in which Mr. Trump believed his force of ...

News North Korea Economy: North Korea Fires 2 Projectiles in First Test Since Latest Talks Stalled

Published on: Wednesday 30 October 2019
North Korea Fires 2 Projectiles in First Test Since Latest Talks Stalled
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/31/world/asia/north-korea-projectile-launch.html

The gesture had raised hopes for resuming dialogue between the Koreas. In recent months, North Korea has heaped scorn and insults upon the South, accusing it of failing to implement economic ...

News North Korea Economy: North Korea fires two missiles after warning it is losing patience with the U.S.

Published on: Thursday 31 October 2019
North Korea fires two missiles after warning it is losing patience with the U.S.
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/north-korea-launches-two-missiles-emphasizing-how-it-is-losing-patience/2019/10/31/daa53e54-fbba-11e9-9e02-1d45cb3dfa8f_story.html

South Korea’s National Security Council expressed its “strong concern.” Japan’s Defense Ministry said the first projectile appeared to be a ballistic missile but did not fall in its territorial waters ...

News North Korea Economy: North Korea Threatens to Resume Nuke, Long-Range Missile Tests

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
North Korea Threatens to Resume Nuke, Long-Range Missile Tests
News source: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/10/10/north-korea-threatens-resume-nuke-long-range-missile-tests.html

Some observers say North Korea's threat may be a tactic to pressure the U.S. into making concessions as restarting nuclear and long-range missile tests would likely derail negotiations, deepen its ...

News North Korea Economy: North Korean projectile lands in Japan's exclusive economic zone, Tokyo says

Published on: Tuesday 01 October 2019
North Korean projectile lands in Japan's exclusive economic zone, Tokyo says
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/01/north-korea-launches-apparent-missile-japans-coast-guard-says.html

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the North fired two ballistic missiles from the country's east coast, and one of them appeared to have landed inside Japan's exclusive economic ...

News North Korea Economy: South Korean president calls for economic engagement with North Korea at UN General Assembly

Published on: Tuesday 24 September 2019
South Korean president calls for economic engagement with North Korea at UN General Assembly
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/south-korean-president-calls-for-economic-engagement-with-north-korea-at-un-general-assembly

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, speaking in front of the 74th United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, called for economic engagement with North Korea in exchange for progress on nuclear disarmament. 

News North Korea Economy: In Talks With North Korea, U.S. Faces New Chessboard

Published on: Tuesday 10 September 2019
In Talks With North Korea, U.S. Faces New Chessboard
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-talks-with-north-korea-u-s-faces-new-chessboard-11568123173

Seven months after the U.S. and North Korea walked out of nuclear talks, the two sides appear ready again to work toward a deal that trades Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons for a loosening of U.S.-led economic sanctions. But the chessboard looks very different now.

News North Korea Economy: North Korea: Skin care product recognized with international medal

Published on: Tuesday 10 September 2019
North Korea: Skin care product recognized with international medal
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/09/10/North-Korea-Skin-care-product-recognized-with-international-medal/2051568135328/

North Korea has said its core policy is "everything for the economy," according to U.S. analysts recently writing for 38 North. Kim Jong Un has pledged a shift in the country's economic policies ...

News North Korea Economy: North Korea berates South for 'not abiding' by agreements

Published on: Thursday 05 September 2019
North Korea berates South for 'not abiding' by agreements
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/09/05/North-Korea-berates-South-for-not-abiding-by-agreements/8571567694474/

Sept. 5 (UPI) --A senior North Korean official says inter-Korea engagement is not working because the South is not living up to its promises. Pyongyang's Vice Premier Ri Ryong Nam told reporters ...

News North Korea Economy: How North Korea Skirts Sanctions at Sea

Published on: Friday 30 August 2019
How North Korea Skirts Sanctions at Sea
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2019/08/how-north-korea-skirts-sanctions-at-sea/

These sanctions restrict – among other things – imports and exports of select commodities, as well as the means by which North Korea can access the global economy. While not of the same ...

News North Korea Economy: North Korea touts quantum computing for economic development

Published on: Thursday 05 September 2019
North Korea touts quantum computing for economic development
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/09/05/North-Korea-touts-quantum-computing-for-economic-development/4411567702534/

Sept. 5 (UPI) --North Korea is promoting the adoption of quantum computing for economic development, according to a South Korean news service. NK Economy reported Thursday quantum computers are being ...

News North Korea Economy: North Korea slams Japan over its trade spat with Seoul

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
North Korea slams Japan over its trade spat with Seoul
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/north-korea-slams-japan-over-trade-spat-seoul-034240585.html

North Korea's state media has slammed Japan for its recent trade restrictions against Seoul over wartime slavery disputes, accusing Tokyo of "destroying the trend of peace" on the Korean peninsula. After South Korea's high court ordered Japanese firms that used forced labour to compensate

News North Korea Economy: North Korea blasts Japan for wartime past

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
North Korea blasts Japan for wartime past
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/07/21/North-Korea-blasts-Japan-for-wartime-past/9411563719921/

July 21 (UPI) --North Korea verbally attacked Japan on state propaganda ... not be enough to offset the "eternal sins" of the world's third-largest economy. Japan occupied the Korean Peninsula from ...

News North Korea Economy: N.Korean Boasts of Thriving Economy Despite Sanctions

Published on: Tuesday 21 May 2019
N.Korean Boasts of Thriving Economy Despite Sanctions
News source: http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2019/05/22/2019052200785.html

North Korea's "economy grows constantly despite sanctions," it added. The daily denied economic difficulties even as the regime is begging the international community for food aid. The article ...

News North Korea Economy: Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions

Published on: Monday 20 May 2019
Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions
News source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1499976/business-economy

SEOUL: An international trade fair in North Korea this week may be the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday, with hundreds of Chinese and other foreign vendors taking part despite sanctions pressure. The 22nd Pyongyang Spring International Trade Fair opened on Monday with a ceremony hosted by top economic officials, North Korean state news agency KCNA

News North Korea Economy: 'Comprehensive economic partnership needed to boost North Korean economy'

Published on: Wednesday 15 May 2019
'Comprehensive economic partnership needed to boost North Korean economy'
News source: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2019/05/488_268875.html

Signing an inter-Korean trade agreement could be the first step towards helping North Korea's economy grow, according to a state-run think tank's study released Tuesday. Given two precedents whereby North Korea comprehensively revised its laws following a spike in trade, an export-oriented policy with the aim to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) will be the most helpful way to grow the moribund economy of the isolationist regime, it said.

News North Korea Economy: 'The Great Successor' Ventures Inside Kim Jong Un's North Korea

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
'The Great Successor' Ventures Inside Kim Jong Un's North Korea
News source: https://www.wamc.org/post/great-successor-ventures-inside-kim-jong-uns-north-korea

they were kind of given a divine right to lead North Korea. And during the Kim Il Sung years, that kind of worked because the North Korean economy was strong and North Korea was in relatively good ...