June 2006
Asia Monitor: China & North East Asia Monitor;Jun2006, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p12
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The article presents a summary of risk analyses of North Korea's political, economic, and business environments. The U.S. government granted asylum to six North Korean refugees under the 2004 law promoting human rights. According to Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency, trade between North Korea and China rose to 14 percent in 2005 at 1.58 billion U.S. dollars. The imposition of U.S. of financial sanctions on North Korea received criticism from a group of European businessmen.


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