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November 28, 2021

North Korea Market Price Update: October 17, 2021

All prices shown in KPW and current as of October 17, 2021. Data: Daily NK
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N. Korean authorities crack down on street commerce in Hyesan before Party Foundation Day

From Oct. 1 to Oct. 10, North Korean authorities reportedly launched an intensive crackdown on street vendors, otherwise known as “grasshopper merchants,” in Hyesan...
North Koreans sell goods on the street in the North Korea-China border region

Pyongyang moves to increase imports of Chinese consumer goods as market prices soar

With public discontent rising as prices of imported items skyrocket following North Korea’s closure of the Sino-North Korean border due to COVID-19, Pyongyang has...

North Korea Market Price Update: October 4, 2021

All prices shown in KPW and current as of October 4, 2021. Data: Daily NK

North Korea issues order allowing people to use foreign currency at state-run food shops

North Korean authorities have recently allowed locals to purchase food using foreign currency, Daily NK has learned. This comes amid efforts by North Korean...

N. Korea is taking its time to put new foreign currency vouchers into full...

North Korea has recently issued new foreign currency vouchers, but has yet to make full-fledged efforts to put them into circulation, Daily NK has...

North Korea Market Price Update: September 20, 2021

All prices shown in KPW and current as of September 20, 2021. Data: Daily NK
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North Korea once again imports refined oil from China

North Korea has once again imported refined oil from China, Daily NK has learned. Amongst themselves, officials in North Korea are saying that imports...
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North Korea’s disappearing supply of soybean oil

Imported foodstuffs have grown even more scarce in North Korean markets with the continued closure of the Sino-North Korean border.  With even ordinary foodstuffs such...
Street market in Hyesan, Ryanggang Province rice sellers dollar rate

Hyesan officials intensify crackdowns on street vendors

Personnel from Yanggang Province’s Ministry of Social Security are engaged in a frenzied crackdown against street vendors, arresting any they encounter. A source in Yanggang...

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