North Korea’s deepening economic interactions with China have encouraged the former’s localized trends toward a more market-oriented and externally engaged society. This article compares China’s engagement strategy to South Korea’s “Sunshine Policy” and then assesses China’s transformational influence on North Korean institutions, cross-border cooperation, businesspeople, and consumers.
China’s Market Influence in North Korea
James Reilly is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney, and the author of Strong Society, Smart State: The Rise of Public Opinion in China’s Japan Policy (Columbia, 2012). Email: <email@example.com>.
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James Reilly; China’s Market Influence in North Korea. Asian Survey 1 October 2014; 54 (5): 894–917. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.5.894
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