Beer and alternative medicine: North Korean stalls at Chinese trade shows
NK News visit to expo shows heavy industry products decreased, alcohol and health products more popular
More than 20 North Korean companies set up kiosks at this year’s Northeast Asia Expo in Changchun, an annual event which attracts the largest North Korean contingent of any trade show in China.
Liquor, cigarettes and health products dominated displays at the North Korean booths, with notably fewer heavy industry companies present compared to previous years, during an event which lasted from September 15th to the 19th.
Taedonggang Beer was the most recognizable North Korean brand on show, with a stall serving up free samples when the four-day trade fair opened at 9 am and coincided
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