North Korea

Namp’o Port

Namp’o Port is North Korea’s main port and only container terminal. The port serves as main arrival point of aid that is delivered to the country. The area developed with many local industrial bases spouting up including fisheries. The port is about 44 nautical miles downriver from the capital city of Pyongyang. The port also …

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Pyongyang Sunan International Airport

Pyongyang Sunan International Airport is the largest airport in North Korea. Its international code (IATA Code) is FNJ. The only international destinations are to China and Russia. The airport is located around 25 kilometres from Pyongyang.

Rason Special Economic Zone

Rason Special Economic Zone was slated as far back as 1991 to be an experimental Special Economic Zone. The aim was to allow the country to experiment with a capitalist economy. This was similar in fashion to Shenzhen SEZ in southern China. Development has been very slow due to the changing political and economic conditions …

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Kaesong Industrial Region

The Kaes┼Ćng Industrial Region started operations in 2004 to attract investment from South Korea into the country. It is a special administrative industrial region of North Korea (DPRK). In February 2016 it was closed by the South Korean government and all employees were recalled by the South Korean government. It has remained closed although there …

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