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Squeezed by sanctions, North Korea experiences worst downturn since 1990s famine

How much are sanctions hurting Kim Jong-un? North Korea’s economy has not been in such bad shape since his father was battling floods, droughts and a famine that some estimates say killed as much as 10 per cent of the population.The South Korean central bank’s annual report on its northern neighbour – due for release later this month – will provide a fresh look at the impact of US President Donald Trump’s pressure campaign just as the two sides prepare to restart talks. Although North Korea’s…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Squeezed by sanctions, North Korea experiences worst downturn since 1990s famine, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Squeezed by sanctions, North Korea experiences worst downturn since 1990s famine

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Wednesday, 17 July

 

 

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