June 02, 2020

Signage vendor gives insight into growing North Korean entrepreneurship
B2B vendor offers DPRK business owners bright and colorful signage to stand out

A vendor at the Pyongyang International Trade Fair (PITF) last week displayed neon-colored and LED-lit signs for shops, restaurants and even beauty salons, an indicator that entrepreneurship continues to grow in North Korea, analysts said.

The Korean-language displays were being offered by the Chonsuryong Tech Joint Venture (J/V), photos seen by NK News showed, with colorful and modern designs offering ready-to-go promotional equipment for food vendors offering sushi, charcoal-grilled bulgogi or bingsu "red beans shaved ice," among others.