LG More Popular Than Samsung in NK

Posted on koreatimes.co.kr

In South Korean home appliance market, Samsung may claim to have upper hand over its archrival LG. But, just across the DMZ, the situation is completely the opposite.

In the reclusive and isolated nation, LG rocks, according to a North Korean defector who currently lives in the South.

“I noticed that there was a Samsung banner at a preliminary World Cup soccer match held earlier this year in Pyongyang. I also saw a Samsung ad inside the Kim Il-sung Square. Indeed, Samsung is powerful. But when you look at the electronic appliances at North Korean homes, the situation is different,” said Joo Seong-ha, in his blog attached to Dong-A Ilbo where he now works.

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