North Korea is the 119th largest export economy in the world. In 2015, North Korea exported $2.83B and imported $3.47B. The most successful export industry in North Korea is the garment industry.
Construction has been an active sector in North Korea. North Korea is the world's 18th largest producer of iron and zinc, and has the 22nd largest coal reserves in the world. It is also the 15th largest fluorite producer and 12th largest producer of copper and salt in Asia.
North Korea has 25,554 km of roads with only 724 km paved. It has a network of over 6000 km of standard gauge and 400 km of narrow gauge along with 295.5 km of the narrow gauge lines are electrified. North Korea has total 82 airports.