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Business in North Korea, Pyongyang

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in North Korea. Pyongyang

  1. Introduction to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)
  2. North Korean Economy
  3. Doing Business in Pyongyang
  4. Foreign Trade (Import, Export) of North Korea
    1. Trans-Siberian Railway (Russia, Mongolia, China, North Korea)
    2. International Korean Business Centre
  5. Case Study: Doing Business with the DPRK Government
  6. Access to the North Korean Market

The aims of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea” are the following:

  1. To analyse the North Korean Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  3. To explore the North Korean trade relations with the country of the student

Sample - Doing Business in North Korea:
International Trade and Business in North Korea

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in North Korea” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Masters: Business in Asia, International Business, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: Asian Business, World Trade

Online Students, Master in International Business and Foreign Trade

North Korea, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Masters and Doctorates in International Business for the North Korean Students

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English or Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Corea del Norte Study, Master in International Business in French Corée du Nord.

Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in North Korea”: 1 ECTS Credits

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Description: Foreign Trade and Business in North Korea.

All business in North Korea is done directly with the Government (state-owned companies).

Trade Facilitation Programs

  1. Organisation for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD)
  2. Is not a member of the
    1. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
    2. World Customs Organisation (WCO)
      1. Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC)

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is a member of:

  1. Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  2. Economic Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
  3. Food and agriculture Organisation
  4. United Nations (UN)
  5. International Telecommunications Union
  6. United Nations Development Programme
  7. Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries (GSTP)
  8. World Health Organisation
  9. World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)
  10. International Monetary Fund (IMF) (Not-Member)
  11. World Meteorological Organisation
  12. Nonaligned Movement

On July 2000, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea began participating in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum.

Trans-Siberian Railway (Russia, Mongolia, China, North Korea) Course

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

  1. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (Asia) has a centralised Government under the absolute control of the communist Korean Workers' Party
  2. Kim Il-Sung ruled North Korea from 1948 until his death on July 1994.
  3. North Korean population: 24 million people
  4. North Korean Capital: Pyongyang
  5. North Korea has the highest percentage of military per capita in the World
  6. Borders of North Korea: China and South Korea. Japan (by sea)
  7. Language: Korean (석사 무 역 및 국제 마케팅)
  8. Type of State: North Korea is a socialist state
  9. Independence from Japan: 1945
  10. Area of North Korea: 120,540 square kilometres
  11. Currency: North Korean Won

North Korean Economy.

  1. North Korean industry is operating at only a small fraction of his capacity owing to the lack of fuel, spare parts, and other inputs
  2. North Korean agriculture and fisheries: 21.6% of the gross domestic product
  3. Index of Economic Freedom (Heritage) of North Korea score is 1, making the least free economy in the Index.
    1. North Korea ranks last out of forty-one countries in the Asia-Pacific region
  4. The Communist Party controls every aspect of the North Korean economic activity
  5. North Korea has the highest percentage of military personnel per capita in the World
  6. North Korean GDP (nominal): 40,000 million dollars

Foreign Trade of North Korea.

  1. North Korean Government controls all imports and exports, and formal trade is minimal.
  2. North Korea usually does not welcome Foreign direct investment (FDI).
  3. Total North Korean exports: 2.06 billion dollars
  4. The main North Korean exports products are minerals, non-ferrous metals, garments, chemicals/plastics, machinery/electric and electronic products, animal products, wood products, vegetable products, and precious metals
  5. Most of the exported products from the Kaesong Industrial Complex are distributed in South Korea; a small quantity, 18% of the Kaesong Industrial Complex products is exported to international markets
  6. International Trade between the North and South Korea, legalised in 1988, had risen to near 1.68 billion dollars, much of it related to out-processing or assembly work undertaken by firms of South Korea in the Kaesong Industrial Complex.
  7. Imports of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea: 3.58 billion dollars
  8. Top North Korean import products are minerals, petroleum, machinery/electronics, vegetable products, textiles, chemicals, non-ferrous metals, plastics, vehicles, and animal products
  9. The largest North Korean trade partners are the People's Republic of China, South Korea, Singapore, India, and Russia
  10. China is the largest foreign direct investment source (FDI)

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea also expanded its bilateral diplomatic ties, establishing diplomatic relations with Italy, the Philippines, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, and many other European Countries.

Korean language:
Korean language

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