IT Infrastructure of North Korea and Cooperation to Introduce e-Trade between South and North Korea

북한의 IT인프라 현황과 남북한 전자무역의 도입을 위한 협력방안

  • Received : 2005.08.31
  • Accepted : 2005.09.15
  • Published : 2005.09.25


North Korea has stressed Information Technology in policy fostering science as Kim Jong-il has been interested in IT industry. In view of development of e-business in Northeast Asia, South Korea is to cooperate with North Korea. It is the time to look into the current situation, strategy and issues of IT in North Korea. Although North Korea is forced to select the development of IT Industry as growth engine, the problems in the IT Infrastructure are as follows:lack in communication infrastructure, lack in diversity of software, low level of hardware, limited use of internet. This paper deals with the IT Infrastructure of North Korea and IT and e-Commerce Cooperation, introduction of e-Trade between South and North Korea.



Supported by : 한국학술진흥재단