How Does North Korea Make Money?

Is North Korea Exporting Slaves?
The North Korean Government Explained
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As the hermit kingdom, North Korea has allegedly developed an illicit form of economic revenue. So where does North Korea get its money?

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“North Korea used to be an industrial powerhouse. ”

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“China is North Korea’s most important ally, biggest trading partner, and main source of food, arms, and energy.”

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