North Korea: Currency incorvertibility and transfer risk, (1=low, 7=high)
For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 2014 to 2019. The average value for North Korea during that period was 7 index points with a minimum of 7 index points in 2014 and a maximum of 7 index points in 2014.
The latest value from 2019 is 7 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 224
countries is 4 index points.
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Definition: The currency inconvertibility and transfer restriction risk refers to the inability to convert and transfer out of the host country any funds related to the investment.
Countries are classified into seven categories: from 1 (low risk) to 7 (high risk).