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North Korea Market Price Update: July 19, 2020

All prices shown in KPW and current as of July 19, 2020. Data: Daily NK  
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Provinces ordered to increase number of stores accepting foreign currency

North Korean authorities recently issued an order to increase the number of stores accepting foreign currency operating nationwide in what appears to be an...

N. Korea again highlights importance of “autonomy” to businesses

North Korean authorities recently ordered factories and other businesses to ensure they are implementing the country’s own “economic management system,” Daily NK has learned. “At...
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N. Korean train ticket prices similar to pre-pandemic levels

Amid North Korea’s efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19, the country’s trains are still running and prices of train tickets on the black...

North Korea Market Price Update: July 1, 2020

All prices shown in KPW and current as of July 1, 2020. Data: Daily NK
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Ryanggang Province is in the midst of berry-picking season

Despite COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, an increasing number of North Koreans in Ryanggang Province is picking berries on nearby mountains, Daily NK has learned.  “Members...

North Korea Market Price Update: June 19, 2020

All prices shown in KPW and current as of June 19, 2020. Data: Daily NK

North Korea Market Price Update: June 6, 2020

All prices shown in KPW and current as of June 6, 2020. Data: Daily NK
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State-owned coal mines are finding new ways to make money

With sanctions still in place and trade with China at record lows due to the COVID-19 pandemic, North Korean state-owned coal mines are finding...
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Corn prices in North Korea are surging as demand rises

Demand for corn and processed corn foods has been increasing in North Korea recently, leading to higher prices for the commodity, Daily NK has...

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