Monthly Archives: May 2013

Food and economics update roundup

The price of rice fell once again this month – from KPW 6950 to 5600 in Pyongyang, KPW 7000 to 5700 in Sinuiju, KPW 6850 to 6300 in Hyesan. This drastic decline in prices mirrors what happened in January-February of … Continue reading

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UNICEF Final Report of the National Nutrition Survey 2012 Summary

In March 2013, UNICEF published a report on the state of nutrition in North Korea based on research conducted between September 17th and October 17th 2012. This summary is a little delayed, but serves as a vital starting point for … Continue reading

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