Russian Rail Link to North Korea Rebuilt

Lewis, Scott
September 2013
ENR: Engineering News-Record;9/2/2013, Vol. 271 Issue 9, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that Russian-North Korean joint venture RasonKonTrans has reconstructed the rail link between Russia and the Rason Special Economic Zone in North Korea as of September 2, 2013. Background is presented on the special economic zone and its electricity shortage problems. It highlights China's economic presence in the region including its lease on one of Rason's piers which the country uses to ship coal to southeast China.


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