University of Evansville

Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana

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WorldView - Asia

North Korea

US Dept of State - North Korea

"North Korean industry is operating at only a small fraction of capacity due to lack of fuel, spare parts, and other inputs. Agriculture and fisheries were 21.6% of GDP as of 2008, although agricultural output has not recovered to early 1990 levels." more...

Global Edge

"An independent kingdom for much of its long history, Korea was occupied by Japan beginning in 1905 following the Russo-Japanese War. Five years later, Japan formally annexed the entire peninsula. Following World War II, Korea was split with the northern half coming under Soviet-sponsored Communist control." more...

CIA World Factbook

"North Korea, one of the world's most centrally directed and least open economies, faces chronic economic problems. Industrial capital stock is nearly beyond repair as a result of years of underinvestment and shortages of spare parts. Large-scale military spending draws off resources needed for investment and civilian consumption." more...

US Department of State World Travel

"The Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (North Korea or the DPRK) is a highly militaristic Communist state located on the Korean Peninsula between northeast China and the Republic of Korea (South Korea or ROK), with land bordering with China, Russia and South Korea. The United States does not maintain diplomatic or consular relations with North Korea." more...

Languages of North Korea

"From Ethnologue: Languages of the World - An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's 6,909 known living languages."more...

International Monetary Fund

"IMF reports and publications for North Korea - The IMF is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." more...