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China Potentially Closing an Important Rare Earth Deal with North Korea

Recent developments on the Korean Peninsula indicate that the Peoples Republic of China may be further consolidating their control of the global supply of rare earth elements. Already China has a monopoly in the production of rare earth elements, and could now it could get a hand on North Korea’s resources, which are estimated to be the second largest in the world. Continue reading

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North Korea Agrees to Freeze Nuclear Program

North Korea announced on Wednesday its intentions to freeze nuclear weapons tests and uranium enrichment, while allowing UN inspectors to monitor its nuclear facilities. The unexpected development came after diplomatic talks between U.S. and North Korean officials in Beijing last week, and will raise hopes of finding a lasting resolution to the issue of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula.

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New Issue of DPRK Monthly Now Available

The latest issue of DPRK Business Monthly is now available for complimentary download. The regular magazine looks at current international, domestic, and peninsular affairs concerning North Korea while also offering commentary and tourism information on the country. Continue reading

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New Issue of DPRK Business Monthly Now Available

Dec. 2 – The latest issue of DPRK Business Monthly is now available for complimentary download. The regular magazine looks at current international, domestic, and peninsular affairs concerning North Korea while also offering commentary and tourism information on the country. In recent international news, Victor Ishayev, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev’s envoy for the Far East, has said that the DPRK will earn US$100 million annually if it becomes a transit country for Russian gas supplies to South Korea.

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New Issue of DPRK Monthly Now Available

Oct. 17 – The latest issue of DPRK Business Monthly is now available for complimentary download. The regular magazine looks at current international, domestic, and peninsular affairs concerning North Korea while also offering commentary and tourism information on the country. In recent international news, Forbes Asia has come out with an interesting article regarding Coca Cola’s attempts to make inroads into North Korea.

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