The 8th Rason International Trade Exhibition in review: foreign forays and sanctions
114 foreign and domestic companies present at August event, photos reveal
This is part two of a two-part series on the 8th Rason International Trade Exhibition. Part one concentrated on domestic firms at the expo, while part two below covers foreign, cooperative, and joint venture companies.
The 8th Rason International Trade Exhibition opened in the northeastern city near the DPRK-Russian border on August 20, with state media reporting over 120 entities taking part.
NK Pro was able to identify around 114 foreign and domestic companies officially possessing exhibition booths that, in some cases, were selling the products of a number of other companies.
Foreign firms, cooperative entities
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