The North Korean Parliamentary Session and Budget Report for 2017


Prof. Frank gave his annual analysis of the North Korean Parliamentary Session in an article on 38th North.

In the article, he concludes that the event followed the routine of the previous years which is remarkable given the unusual external circumstances including the Chinese implementation of economic sanctions, a political crisis in South Korea and growing military pressure from the Trump administration. Furthermore, the reports of the SPA session offer a number of interesting insights on the development of North Korea's economy and even a hint at growing local autonomy.

You can read the full article in the following link.