North Korea: Business Guide
(Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)
Country Descriptions & Profiles
Note: Includes country profiles from several sources: Business Monitor International, Countrywatch Inc., Datamonitor, EIU, Global Insight, Going Global, Icon Group, OECD, and PRS Group. Select Country Reports from Publications column on the right. Highlights include:
Background Notes on Countries of the World: North Korea
Published by the U.S. government, includes facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, foreign relations and travel/business information.
North Korea Country Review
Published annually by CountryWatch, provides demographic, economic, business, and environmental data.
North Korea Economic Competitiveness
Published by the Icon Group using vertical analysis or common-sized statements, provides estimates of the financial performance and labor productivity of countries compared to global benchmarks. Financial analysis includes asset, liability and income structure, ratios, profitability ratios and key percentile rankings. Labor productivity analysis includes asset-labor, liability-labor, and income-labor ratios.
Finance, Trade & Commerce
Note: Indepth reports such as Country Finance, Country Commerce, Country Forecast, Country Monitor, etc which include economic indicators, political and business environment analysis, country risk assessment and financial and operating conditions for companies doing business globally. Type of reports vary country by country.
Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University (MSU-CIBER), globalEDGE contains country specific news, statistics, history, economics, and government data.
A Web resource evaluating the following areas: Trade policy, fiscal burden of government, government intervention in the economy, monetary policy, capital flows and foreign investment, banking and finance, wages and prices, property rights, regulation, and black market.