February 25, 2024

North Korea highlights consumer products, economy in new propaganda

"Self-reliant" consumerism on display in new batch of state media posters

North Korean state media on Friday released four new official propaganda posters focused on economic development, with one prominently featuring several recognizable domestic consumer brands.

The inclusion of such branded consumer products represents a first in several years for the line of primary propaganda posters, which receive attention in state newspaper Rodong Sinmun and other outlets and which are displayed throughout the country.