Tag: North Korea

Tobacco dominates trade

Tobacco dominates trade

| January 9, 2018

A major increase in trade between North Korea and Mongolia was driven by tobacco imports into the former.

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Propaganda or advert?

Propaganda or advert?

| January 2, 2018

Anti-tobacco sentiments publicly expressed in the US seem to appear under the guise of ‘advertisements’, while those in North Korea are seen as ‘propaganda’.

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Plain-talking packaging

Plain-talking packaging

| March 7, 2017

The name of a popular cigarette in North Korea has been changed because ‘Kumsugangsan’, or ‘land of natural beauty’ was seen not to reflect the reality of the country.

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