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What would it take for North Korea to join the IMF?

At the recent UN General Assembly, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in was discussing North Korea’s strides to build relations and open up to the world.

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He said Kim Jong-un had even said he would be “willing to join the IMF and the World Bank and other international agencies”, Reuters reported.

IMF logo etc 1a Getty Images LLLLThose ambitions, if vague for now, cast a light on the challenges North Korea will face as it tries to become part of the global economy.

The country has been economically cut off from most of the world for decades because of its nuclear programme and…

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