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Democratic People's Republic of Korea

The Law of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Foreign Investment

Year of current version:1999
Date of entry into force of original text:October 5, 1992
Date of Text (Enacted):October 5, 1992
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Industrial Property, Other
Notes:According to Article 12 " A foreign investor may invest in the form of currency, property in kind, industrial property rights, technical know-how and other assets and property rights. The value of assets and property rights invested shall be determined through an agreement between the partners on the basis of the international market prices prevailing at the time of the valuation".
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WIPO Lex No.:KP007

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