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Date TimeJuly 25, 2019
VoiceNorth Korea's economy shrank in 2018 for a second straight year, and by the most in 21 years, hit by international sanctions to stop its nuclear programme and by severe drought, South Korea's central bank said on Friday.
North Koreas economy shrinks most in 21 years in 2018: South Korea
North Korea's gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 4.1% last year in real terms, the worst since 1997 and the second consecutive year of decline after a 3.5% fall in 2017, the South's Bank of Korea estimated.
North Korea does not disclose any statistics on its economy.

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