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August 20, 2019

To overcome ‘barley hump’, necessity is the mother of invention

This is “NK Market Trends,” bringing you weekly updates on the North Korean economy. For the third week of March, we have reporter Seol Song Ah...

Mobilizations and market restrictions dampen Women’s Day

This is “NK Market Trends,” bringing you news about the North Korean economy every week. This week we sat down with reporter Kang Mi Jin. Recently,...

Donju jump bureaucratic hoops to expand taxi services

This is “NK Market Trends,” bringing you weekly updates on the North Korean economy. This week we sat down with reporter Seol Song Ah to discuss...

Avoid ‘ear-quickening wine’ and maybe you won’t hear mobilization call

This is “NK Market Trends,” bringing you weekly updates on the North Korean economy. The jangmadang (markets, official or otherwise) was really upbeat  for a stretch because of...

Resilience, ingenuity help residents best frigid conditions

This is “NK Market Trends,” bringing you weekly updates on the North Korean economy. The weather seemed to have gotten a little warmer last week, but...

South Korean holiday foods appear in the North

This is “NK Market Trends,” bringing you weekly updates on the North Korean economy. This week we sat down with reporter Kang Mi Jin to discuss...

Record-low temps a boon for winter goods purveyors

This is “NK Market Trends,” bringing you news about the North Korean economy every week, and today, we are accompanied by reporter Kang Mi Jin. But first,...

Counterfeit shampoos are still better than past alternatives

This is “NK Market Trends,” bringing you news about the North Korean economy every week, and today, we are accompanied by reporter Kang Mi Jin....

Markets abuzz amid New Year’s festivities

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