Korea Throws Open Its Doors

From candy bars to computers, imports are suddenly welcome

For Chang In-Sook, moving back to South Korea after 20 years in the U. S. was a big letdown. Even though she earned a top salary as a gynecologist, she couldn't find consumer products that met her standards. Chang wasn't about to buy rubbery Korean beef or spend $600 for a Korean-made designer blouse. Instead, she would fly to Hong Kong to stock up on French wine, Swiss cheeses, and high fashion at good prices. "My friends called me anti-Korean," she says.

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