Corn prices in North Korea are surging as demand rises - Daily NK

in hive-116221 •  6 months ago 


Demand for corn and processed corn foods has been increasing in North Korea recently, leading to higher prices for the commodity, Daily NK has learned. 

"Corn is really popular among the people right now," a source from South Pyongan Province told Daily NK on June 1. "North Koreans are struggling financially these days, and this is the result of people seeking out more affordable corn over more expensive rice."

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