Macintyre, Donald; Yooseung, Kim
February 2005
Time International (South Pacific Edition);2/21/2005, Issue 7, p18
The article focuses on the economic conditions in Hoeryong, North Korea during the year 2005. The residents of the city no longer need to depend completely upon the state and foreign donations for food and a few simple pleasures. Transport services and cottage industries in the city are growing. North Korea carried out cautious economic reforms during the year 2002. Factory owners were ordered to start earning profits and workers were encouraged to perform longer hours to earn more pay.


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