TITLE

World's Riskiest Market

AUTHOR(S)
Foroohar, Rana; Lee, B. J.; Kashiwagi, Akiko; Sheridan, Barrett
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);8/20/2007 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 150 Issue 8/9, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that North Korea is being targeted by foreign investors as an emerging market. It is rich in commodities and has a skilled work force. Egyptian conglomerate Orascom bought a large stake of a North Korean cement company. Outside investment has increased since dictator Kim Jong Il began a program of reforms in 2002. The risk profile of the country is mentioned. South Korean manufacturers are eager to do more business at the Kaesong Industrial Complex, a special economic zone.
ACCESSION #
26463249

 

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