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Date : November 26, 2022
NK is still earning foreign currency through overseas workforce
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NK is still earning foreign currency through overseas workforce

North Korean authorities have sent even more workers outside the country than international estimates suggest. Accordingly, a significant amount of foreign currency may be entering North Korea in the form of contributions to the Workers’ Party of Korea. 

Daily NK recently reported that up to 80,000 North Korean workers currently reside in the Chinese city of Dandong, Liaoning Province. Chinese quarantine authorities confirmed this figure as they were administering PCR tests to all residents of the city.

According to a source in China on Wednesday, the 80,000 figure takes into account only North Korean workers communally living at local clothing companies and electronics factories, and excludes North Korean trade representatives and consulate staff.

An estimated 3,000 to 4,000 staff members of the North Korean trade delegation reside in Dandong. ......

[Source: Daily NK]

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