Posts Tagged ‘Chinese investment’

Pyongyang’s Take on the Beijing Model of Development: KCNA Files No. 11 and 12

By | March 28, 2012

Click here to view KNCA File No. 11 (Feb 19 – Feb 25) in its entirety.   Click here to view KCNA File No. 12 (Feb 26 – March 3) in its entirety. Does Africa need a Marshall Plan?  Western analysts nod in agreement.  Developmental economists argue that significant investment in African business and infrastructure is necessary to get Africa on […]

Not Just a Steady Diet of Foreign Currency: Explaining the Price of Rice in North Korea

By | March 14, 2012

Christopher Green is Manager of International Affairs for Daily NK and writer of Destination Pyongyang, based in Seoul.   Not Just a Steady Diet of Foreign Currency: Explaining the Price of Rice in North Korea by Chris Green Until very recently, the price of rice in North Korea’s markets (“jangmadang”) had been trending upward, and this had been […]