Photo Of The Day: North Korea's Consumer Culture

A new culture of commerce is springing up, with China as its inspiration and source. The new consumerism is part of a campaign launched three years ago to build up the economy, and so the image of new leader Kim Jong Un.

(AP) — In this Sunday Oct. 9, 2011 photo, bags of North Korean-made pig snout are displayed for sale at a grocery store in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea.

A new culture of commerce is springing up, with China as its inspiration and source. The new consumerism is part of a campaign launched three years ago to build up the economy, and so the image of new leader Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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