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North Korea

North Korea (Korean: 조선, MR: Chosŏn; literally 북조선, MR: Pukchosŏn, or 북한/北韓, RR: Bukhan in South Korean usage), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK or DPR Korea; Korean: 조선민주주의인민공화국, Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. The country is bordered to the north by China and by Russia along the Amnok (known as the Yalu in Chinese) and Tumen rivers, and to the south by South Korea, with the heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two. North Korea, like its southern counterpart, claims to be the legitimate government of the entire peninsula and adjacent islands. Pyongyang is the country's capital and largest city. In 1910, Korea was annexed by Imperial Japan. At the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II in 1945, Korea was divided into two zones, with the north occupied by the Soviet Union and the south occupied by the United States. Negotiations on reunification failed, and in 1948, separate governments were formed: the socialist Democratic People's Republic of Korea in the north, and the capitalist Republic of Korea in the south. An invasion initiated by North Korea led to the K... [More]
  • Last : 18,989.2
  • High : 19,329.3
  • Low : 18,347
  • Max Fluctuation : 114.3
  • Max Fluctuation % : 2.7%
  • Open : 18,914.6
  • Time : 19:55:49
  • Yesterday : 18,886.7
  • Change % : 0.54%
  • Change : 102.5
  • Last : 1,827.85
  • High : 1,832.33
  • Low : 1,807.6
  • Max Fluctuation : 3.48
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.34%
  • Open : 1,814.69
  • Time : 19:55:59
  • Yesterday : 1,814.51
  • Change % : 0.74%
  • Change : 13.34
  • Last : 45.46
  • High : 45.47
  • Low : 43.92
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.22
  • Max Fluctuation % : 2.55%
  • Open : 44.55
  • Time : 19:55:59
  • Yesterday : 44.55
  • Change % : 2.04%
  • Change : 0.91
  • Last : 0.8276
  • High : 0.8306
  • Low : 0.8261
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.8295
  • Time : 19:51:11
  • Yesterday : 0.8295
  • Change % : 0.23%
  • Change : 0.0019

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-1688.00 17 Dec -226 -2062 : -217 Yearly Dec/17

Car Production

0 17 Dec 0.4 0.3 : 1.3 Yearly

Cement Production

0 17 Dec 7077 3150 : 7077 Yearly

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 14 8 : 17 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 176 167 : 182 Yearly

Currency

130.00 20 Nov 130 1.3 : 130 Daily

Employed Persons

0 17 Dec 14002 12121 : 17371 Yearly Dec/17

Employment Rate

0 15 Dec 74.2 74.2 : 80.4 Yearly %

Exports

1844.50 17 Dec 2914 972 : 3628 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

0.40 19 Dec -4.1 -6.5 : 6.1 Yearly

GDP Constant Prices

32918.90 19 Dec 32803 27607 : 38815 Yearly

GDP From Agriculture

7441.20 19 Dec 7340 5281 : 7576 Yearly

GDP From Construction

2915.60 19 Dec 2835 1760 : 4156 Yearly

GDP From Manufacturing

6116.70 19 Dec 6184 5967 : 12994 Yearly

GDP From Mining

3292.70 19 Dec 3316 2917 : 5421 Yearly

GDP From Public Administration

8160.00 19 Dec 8118 6563 : 8160 Yearly

GDP From Services

11301.40 19 Dec 11205 9106 : 11301 Yearly

GDP From Transport

730.90 17 Dec 763 731 : 764 Yearly

GDP From Utilities

1853.50 19 Dec 1935 1289 : 2086 Yearly

IP Addresses

0 14 Mar 77 28 : 261 Quarterly

Imports

3532.51 17 Dec 3139 1610 : 4374 Yearly

Industrial Production

0 15 Dec 1.1 -3.1 : 10 Yearly %

Inflation Rate

55.00 13 Jul 70 30 : 4376 Monthly %

Inflation Rate Mom

0 11 Jan 30 0 : 360 Monthly Jan/11

Internet Speed

0 14 Mar 2887 800 : 14704 Quarterly

Labor Force Participation Rate

0 17 Dec 70.5 70.5 : 84.3 Yearly Dec/17

Manufacturing Production

0 17 Dec 4.8 -16.7 : 24.1 Yearly

Population

25.66 19 Dec 25.55 11.42 : 25.66 Yearly Dec/19

Sales Tax Rate

15.00 20 Dec 15 15 : 15 Yearly

Steel Production

0 15 Dec 1218 945 : 3364 Yearly

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

3.30 19 Dec 3.3 3.3 : 4.3 Yearly Dec/19

Weapons Sales

0 14 Dec 20 1 : 250 Yearly
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -1688.00 -1679 -1679 -1679 -1679 -1679 Dec/17
Currency 130.00 130 130 130 130 130
Exports 1844.50 1624 1624 1624 1624 1624
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.40 -1 -1 -1 -5.5 -1
GDP Constant Prices 32918.90 29184 30573 30573 31597 32007
GDP From Agriculture 7441.20 6662 6979 6979 7212 7306
GDP From Construction 2915.60 2357 2469 2469 2552 2585
GDP From Manufacturing 6116.70 5856 6135 6135 6340 6422
GDP From Mining 3292.70 4031 4223 4223 4364 4421
GDP From Public Administration 8160.00 6576 6889 6889 7119 7212
GDP From Services 11301.40 9080 9513 9513 9831 9959
GDP From Transport 730.90 691 724 724 748 758
GDP From Utilities 1853.50 1094 1146 1146 1184 1199
Imports 3532.51 3303 3303 3303 3303 3303
Inflation Rate 55.00 15 10 10 15 10 %
Population 25.66 25.79 25.79 25.79 25.79 25.91 Dec/19
Sales Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Unemployment Rate 3.30 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.7 Dec/19