North Korea is known to be closed off to the rest of the world. Why are they now sending people to other countries?
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How Does North Korea Make Money?
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How does North Korea make its money?
‘The country is notoriously difficult to get information on and its sanctions-hit economy is said to operate on a number of different levels, including a black market, with the government not even releasing official trade statistics.’
North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un exporting 90,000 slave labourers worth $2 billion to fund nuclear program
ABC – http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-07-20/north-korea-exporting-slave-labour-to-fund-nuclear-program/6630956
‘For years North Korea generated hard currency by illicit means, such as arms sales, drug smuggling and counterfeiting US dollars.But with United Nations sanctions biting, the cash-strapped regime began tapping a new source of foreign cash — slave labour.’