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Ryonbong General Corp. is owned by the North Korean state and its purpose is the export of metals, minerals and machines.
www.thebestlinks.com /Ryonbong.html   (108 words)

  
 Pyonghwa Motors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pyonghwa Motors (also spelled Pyeonghwa) is originally a South Korean car importer, which set up a car producing joint-venture with the North Korean Ryonbong General Corp. in Nampo.
It produces two small cars under licence from Fiat, and a pick-up truck and an SUV using CKD kits from Chinese manufacturer Dandong Shuguang.
2000, January - the joint-venture with Ryonbong is announced
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pyonghwa_Motors   (289 words)

  
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These direct associations meet the criteria for designation because the entities are owned or controlled by, or act or purport to act for or on behalf of KOMID.
Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, also named in the annex, is the parent company of the remaining six Pyongyang-based entities designated today.
As subsidiaries of KOMID and Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, many of these entities have engaged in proliferation-related transactions.
www.ustreas.gov /press/releases/js2984.htm   (404 words)

  
 FIAT SpA, WHO IS IN REV. MOON'S POCKET, moonies, Sun Myung Moon, Unification Church, Pyonghwa Motors, Ryonbong Corp., ...
The church's Pyonghwa Motors and North Korea's state-run Ryonbong Corp. tentatively agreed last year to build car assembly lines in Nampo on North Korea's southwestern coast.
Under a contract with Italian automaker Fiat SpA, 10,000 cars will be assembled each year, for both domestic and overseas markets, church officials said.
It will hold a 70 percent stake in the joint venture for cash investment while Ryonbong will own the other 30 percent for offering land.
www.geocities.com /craigmaxim/w-2b.html   (1622 words)

  
 White House targets N. Korean companies - Boston.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
This firm is the parent company of two of the businesses the government acted against on Friday -- Hesong Trading Corp. and Tosong Technology Trading Corp., the department said.
Another company named in June, Korea Ryonbong General Corp., is the parent company of the remaining six firms the government designated on Friday, the department said.
"As subsidiaries of KOMID and Korea Ryonbong General Corp., many of these entities have engaged in proliferation-related transactions," the department said.
www.boston.com /news/nation/washington/articles/2005/10/21/white_house_targets_n_korean_companies   (430 words)

  
 The Korea Times : 3 NK Firms Targeted as WMD Proliferators   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The United States is targeting three North Korean firms, including a trading company involved in a joint venture with a South Korean carmaker, under a new executive order to freeze the assets of suspected weapons of mass destruction (WMD) proliferators.
However, experts in Seoul expressed surprise over the inclusion of Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, a Pyongyang-based company that in 2002 launched an automobile assembly line together with South Korea’s Pyonghwa Motors.
KOTRA, the South’s trade and investment agency, also includes Korea Ryonbong General Corporation on its list of North Korean trading companies, describing it as an ``authoritative corporation’’ with ``branch offices in many countries throughout the world.’’ Little is known about Tanchon Commercial Bank.
times.hankooki.com /lpage/nation/200506/kt2005063017560311950.htm   (547 words)

  
 portland imc - 2005.07.01 - Bush targets Moon partner as WMD spreader
The Korea Times is reporting that President Bush's Jun. 29 executive order -- naming eight companies as WMD proliferators -- has struck at a key business partner of the Reverend Moon, owner of the Washington Times.
One of the companies named, Ryonbong, is the other half of Moon's North Korean joint car venture.
The South Korean firm, owned by Rev. Moon Sun-myung?s Unification Church, invested about 71 billion won [$67.5 millon] in the plant located in the North Korean city of Nampo, according to news reports.
portland.indymedia.org /en/2005/07/320677.shtml   (436 words)

  
 Pyonghwa Builds NK Auto Plant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The second-stage of carmaking project between the two Koreas came after last April's agreement, which was initiated by Rev. Moon and North Korea's state Ryonbong Corp., to build car assembly lines in Nampo on North's southwestern coast.
In April of 2001, under the contract with Italian automaker Fiat SpA, Pyonghwa Motors was formed to explore North Korean auto manufacturing business opportunities, and Ryonbong Corp., owned 30 percent stake in the Unification Church's automaker.
A year ago, Pyonghwa Motors laid a groundwork to build the auto plant in Nampo, and at current level, around 200 North Korean employees are working at the site.
www.rickross.com /reference/unif/unif158.html   (255 words)

  
 Bush targets assets tied to WMD proliferation
The move was announced by the White House in an executive order that did not name specific countries, but an annex to the decree listed three entities linked to North Korea, four linked to Iran and one linked to Syria.
The annex named the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation; Tanchon Commercial Bank; Korea Ryonbong General Corporation; Aerospace Industries Organization; Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group; Shahid Bakeri Industrial Group; Atomic Energy Organization of Iran; and Scientific Studies and Research Center.
Bush's goal was "to combat trafficking of weapons of mass destruction and proliferation-related materials by cutting off financing and other support for proliferation networks," the White House said in a fact sheet.
www.politicalgateway.com /news/read.html?id=4137   (371 words)

  
 Japan Today - Commentary - Carrot-and-stick approach to N Korea - Japan's Leading International News Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The North Korean companies are the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation, Tanchon Commercial Band and Korea Ryonbong General Corporation.
The Korea Mining company has been on Washington's watch list for WMD proliferation and has suffered under sanctions twice in the 1990s for missile trading with China, Iran and Pakistan.
An example of this is the joint automobile assembly program that consists of a partnership between South Korea's Pyonghwa Motors and the Korea Ryonbong General Corporation.
www.japantoday.com /e?content=comment&id=825   (771 words)

  
 YONHAP NEWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
WASHINGTON, June 29 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. administration announced Wednesday it is freezing the assets of entities linked to the spread of weapons of mass destruction, including those connected to North Korea.
Announced by the White House, the executive order does not include the names of the entities, but an annex lists the three North Korean-related firms -- the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation, Tanchon Commercial Bank, and the Korea Ryonbong General Corporation.
The annex also names four connected to Iran and one to Syria -- Aerospace Industries Organization, Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group, Shahid Bakeri Industrial Group, Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, and the Scientific Studies and Research Center.
english.yna.co.kr /Engnews/20050630/630000000020050630053724E6.html   (490 words)

  
 South, North Korea join forces in Peace Motors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
SEOUL, Jan 17, 2000 (Reuters) - The automotive arm of South Korea's Unification Church will break ground this month on a $300 million car-making joint venture called Peace Motors in North Korea, an executive with the company said on Monday.
The church-owned Pyongwha Motors has formed a joint venture with North Korea's state-owned Ryonbong company to build a plant that would manufacture 100,000 Fiat cars under licence by the year 2006, Pyongwha Motors deputy director David Yoon said.
The joint venture would be the biggest manufacturing investment so far in the reclusive, communist country.
www.rickross.com /reference/unif/Unif58.html   (385 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The automotive arm of South Korea's Unification Church, Pyeongwha Motors Corp., has opened a $55 million car assembly plant in North Korea, whose government has pledged to buy 1,000 cars each year.
Pyeongwha, which means "peace" in Korean, is a joint venture with North Korea's Ryonbong company.
Reuters news service said the assembly plant in the port city of Nampo will be capable of producing 20,000 cars annually.
www.usasurvival.org /ck05292002.shtml   (7509 words)

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