Inter-Korean Economic Cooperation: 38 North Interview of Dr. Yu Byounggyu with Mike Chinoy

Part I (00:00) provides an overview of the major inter-Korean economic cooperation projects.

Part II (04:13) discusses the future the prospects for continued inter-Korean economic cooperation, with special focus on the Kaesong Industrial Complex, including prospects for the KIC’s expansion and its potential for inclusion in free trade agreements. Dr. Yu also discusses how the special economic zones along the Chinese border may impact inter-Korean economic cooperation.

Part III (15:29) takes a closer look into the Kaesong Industrial Complex, addressing some of the human rights conditions often criticized within the complex and other major challenges the KIC must overcome to improve profitability for South Korean companies investing there.