What Are North Korea's Natural Resources?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 6:33:11 AM ET
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The nation of North Korea has a number of natural resources, including tungsten, zinc, graphite, magnesite, coal, iron ore, petroleum, gold, copper, pyrites, hydropower, fluorspar and salt. Most of these resources are dwindled or untapped because of poor government management and a failing economy that cannot make adequate use of them.

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