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North Korea Explores Broader Economic Reforms

Communist North Korea has reached out to the capitalist world in recent months by lifting price controls and allowing salaries to soar. The government now plans a free-trade zone along the Chinese border. NPR's Eric Weiner reports.

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Eric Weiner is a national correspondent for NPR.org. Based in Washington, DC, he writes news and analysis for NPR's website.