North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits a farm with members of the Korean People’s Army in a photo released at the same time as tougher UN sanctions were announced. Photo: AFP/KCNA via KNS
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits a farm with members of the Korean People’s Army in a photo released at the same time as tougher UN sanctions were announced. Photo: AFP/KCNA via KNS
North Korea

Kim, the economy and why UN sanctions did not bring North Korea to the summit table

Although UN sanctions have limited growth, North Korea’s financial health – and the physical health of its people – seem to be stabilising

Topic |   North Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits a farm with members of the Korean People’s Army in a photo released at the same time as tougher UN sanctions were announced. Photo: AFP/KCNA via KNS
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits a farm with members of the Korean People’s Army in a photo released at the same time as tougher UN sanctions were announced. Photo: AFP/KCNA via KNS
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