By Felix Abt
In 2002, the Swiss energy corporation ABB appointed Felix Abt its nation director for North Korea. The Swiss Entrepreneur lived and labored in North Korea for seven years, one of many few overseas businessmen there. After the adventure, Abt felt forced to write down A Capitalist in North Korea to explain the multifaceted society he encountered.
North Korea, on the time, was once seriously sanctioned by way of the UN which made it super tough to do enterprise. but he came across that it used to be a spot the place cosmetic surgery and South Korean television dramas have been wildly well known and the place he not often had to stroll greater than a block to snatch a brief hamburger. He was once heavily monitored and as soon as confronted accusations of spying, but he discovered that younger North Koreans are hopeful—signing up for enterprise classes in anticipation of a brighter, extra open, destiny. In A Capitalist in North Korea, Abt stocks those and lots of different strange proof and insights approximately one of many world's so much secretive nations.
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