TITLE

Country Risk Summary: NORTH KOREA

PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: China & North East Asia Monitor;Aug2003, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
Reports in July suggested that North Korea had finished reprocessing its spent nuclear fuel, the final step in the creation of weapons-grade plutonium. The situation has become even more precarious since Japan went against the idea last year of providing North Korea with a large financial transfer in return for Pyongyang cooling. Industrial production increased 12% last year and nothing is fundamentally wrong with the economy, says North Korea's government.
ACCESSION #
10464968

 

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