North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Ryang Ui Gyong

Ryang Ui Gyong [Ryang U’i-kyo’ng] is the Chairman of the State Price Control Commission.

Ryang is believed to be a technocrat who worked in the commission or in other central planning organizations. He was appointed Chairman in 2011 and supervised the upgrading of the State Price Control
Commission from a Cabinet bureau.

“National Meeting of Commercial Officials Held in DPRK,” Korean Central News Agency, March 7, 2011; “Son of Late N. Korean Foreign Minister Named Bank Chief,” Yonhap News Agency, March 8, 2011

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