March 04, 2021

Mobile traffic to N. Korean online shop up 14 million since June 2017: DPRK Today

Majority of Manmulsang users now accessing site through mobile intranet, image shows

One of North Korea’s premier online shopping malls has seen a major increase in the total number of visitors since June 2017 and has been accessed 21.6 million times since coming online, according to a screenshot uploaded Thursday to outer-track state outlet DPRK Today.

While increasing just 10% between December 2016 and June 2017, most of the growth in total visitors to the site Manmulsang has occurred in the time since, seeing a 515% rise in total hits as of the latest screenshot.