CNN Evening News for Monday, Sep 16, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.
(Rajin Sonbong: Mike Chinoy) The first tentative steps taken by the closed society of North Korea to open doors to trade featured; scenes shown from Rajin Sonbong, where a free trade zone has been set up. [Commerce for External Economic Cooperation KIM Jong-U - (thru translator) says we hope investors will bring technology and capital.] North Korea's unprecedented holding of a gathering of 500 international business executives noted. [Loxley Company vice president Ronald SAVAGE - says North Korea could become the center for the region's trade.] [UN development program Ian DAVIES - says there is economic reform in North Korea.] The problems in getting capitalism accepted in North Korea outlined. [New North East Asia Corp. Anthony MICHELL, Korea Economic Institution of America Gordon FLAKE - say the people don't understand the system, but the country must change and open up.]