N. Korea Free-Trade Zone John Ydstie talks with NPR's Rob Gifford about North Korean experimentation with capitalism, and plans for a new free-trade zone in North Korea near the Chinese border. The creation of the "Special Administrative Region" is an apparent attempt to attract foreign investment, but it will be sealed off from the rest of North Korea.
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N. Korea Free-Trade Zone

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John Ydstie talks with NPR's Rob Gifford about North Korean experimentation with capitalism, and plans for a new free-trade zone in North Korea near the Chinese border. The creation of the "Special Administrative Region" is an apparent attempt to attract foreign investment, but it will be sealed off from the rest of North Korea.