Kim Jong Un, North Korean Economy, Dec. 22

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Dec. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s anointed leader, inherits an economy that was outstripped by South Korea in the 1970s, shrank after the collapse of communism in Europe and now struggles under its stated policy of self-reliance. The choice for Kim and his supporters is whether to stick with the central planning that’s failed in the past or embark on the type of opening that led neighbor China to surpass Japan as the world’s second-largest economy. Bloomberg's Zeb Eckert reports. (Source: Bloomberg)

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