Dr. Khan and his team operational base were in Hunchun/Fangchuan (China), Tumangang/Rajin Sonbong (DPR Korea) and Khasan/Zarubino/Posyet (Russian Federation). Dr Khan and his team identified, formulated, screened and prepared feasibility studies for several hundred projects worth US$ 5 billion.
Sectors in focus were: food processing, wood processing, pharmaceuticals, shipbuilding, clothing, building materials, chemicals, automotive parts, minerals & heavy industry (quality iron ore reserves at Musan in the DPRK including the large scale metallurgical industry in Chongjin City), various types of infrastructure projects (roads, railway lines and ports development), eco-touristic hotels and resorts since the Tripoint (China – DPRK – Russia) consists of scenic attractions, the shallow warm waters of the coast from Rajin-Sonbong to Valadivostok offer first-rate beaches with good opportunities for water sports, and so forth. The Tripoint will be a visa free zone for foreign tourists.
The Yanbian Investment Forum was held successfully. 350 foreign participants attended the Forum. A total of 117 contracts/agreements were signed worth US$ 843 million.