Tuesday December 06 2016
North Korea Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 15.00 percent


The Sales Tax Rate in North Korea stands at 15 percent.





Thursday November 24 2016
North Korea Cement Production at 6697.00 Thousands of Tonnes


Cement Production in North Korea increased to 6697 Thousands of Tonnes in 2015 from 6675 Thousands of Tonnes in 2014.





Wednesday November 23 2016
North Korea Terrorism Index at 0.00


Terrorism Index in North Korea remained unchanged at 0 in 2015 from 0 in 2014.





Monday November 21 2016
North Korea Balance of Trade at -476.67 USD Million


North Korea recorded a trade deficit of 476.67 USD Million in 2015.





Monday November 21 2016
North Korea GDP Annual Growth Rate at -1.10 percent


The North Korean economy shrank 1.1% in 2015, following a 1% growth in 2014, according to estimates from the Bank of Korea. It is the first contraction in 5 years and the biggest since a 1.2% drop in 2007. Production of electricity, gas and water recorded the biggest decline (-12.7%) as the drought hurt hydroelectric power generation, followed by manufacturing (-3.4%); mining (-2.6%) and agriculture (-0.8%). In contrast, construction surged 4.8% and the services sector went up 0.8%. External trade excluding South Korea declined 17.9%, while trade with South Korea increased 15.7%. Exports shrank 14.8% to USD 2.7 billion with mineral sales falling 14.7% and textiles rising 5.3%. Imports slumped 20% to USD 3.56 billion.





Monday November 21 2016
North Korea GDP at 17.40 USD Billion


The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in North Korea was worth 17.40 billion US dollars in 2014. The GDP value of North Korea represents 0.03 percent of the world economy.





Monday November 21 2016
North Korea Exports at 2957.99 USD Million


Exports in North Korea decreased to 2957.99 USD Million in 2015 from 3390.55 USD Million in 2014.





Monday November 21 2016
North Korea Corruption Rank at 167.00


North Korea is the 167 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.





Monday November 21 2016
North Korea Corruption Index at 8.00 Points


North Korea scored 8 points out of 100 on the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.





Monday November 21 2016
North Korea Imports at 3434.66 USD Million


Imports in North Korea decreased to 3434.66 USD Million in 2015 from 4051.64 USD Million in 2014.