October 2006
Background Notes on Countries of the World: North Korea;Oct2006, p1
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The article presents a country profile of North Korea. The government is highly centralized communist. Industries that drive the economy include agriculture and fishery, mining and manufacturing, and services. Its major trading partners include China, Thailand and Japan. North Korea is thought to earn hundreds of millions of dollars from unreported sales of missiles, narcotics and counterfeit products.


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