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November 28, 2021

North Korea Market Price Update: September 6, 2021

All prices shown in KPW and current as of September 6, 2021. Data: Daily NK
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North Korea’s gasoline and diesel prices have been climbing recently

North Korean gasoline and diesel prices have been rising recently, Daily NK has learned.  According to a Daily NK source in North Korea last Thursday,...
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North Korean contract manufacturing companies in Sinuiju are increasingly shutting down

Unable to cope with business difficulties owing to the prolonged closure of the Sino-North Korean border, a growing number of workplaces are closing in...
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Hyesan residents complain about being forced to come up with recycleables

North Korean authorities are reportedly incurring the ire of Hyesan residents after ordering local families to provide materials for recycling. According to a Daily NK...

North Korea Market Price Update: August 22, 2021

All prices shown in KPW and current as of August 22, 2021. Data: Daily NK
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Police in some regions of North Korea take bribes to protect transport of goods

Police in some regions of North Korea have begun making money by looking the other way at streetside commerce despite orders from the authorities...

North Korea Market Price Update: August 9, 2021

All prices shown in KPW and current as of August 9, 2021. Data: Daily NK

Chinese imports of refined oil may have led to falling oil prices in North...

The price of refined oil in North Korea has reportedly fallen once again following what appears to be another round of oil imports from...
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Video footage shows grasshopper merchants scattering in the face of a government crackdown

Daily NK recently obtained video footage of so-called “grasshopper merchants” urgently scattering away from where they were seated to avoid a crackdown by North...

North Korea’s state-run food shops have little or no rice to sell to consumers

The food shops recently established by the North Korean government to control the supply and price of rice have little or no rice to...

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