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SK chief thinks North Korea can be test bed for 'future cities'

Lack of infrastructure tempts CEO Chey to experiment with new economic models

SK Holdings Chairman and CEO Chey Tae-won says North Korean cities are well-placed to leapfrog into the future.

SEOUL -- North Korea is well-positioned to test new economic models and technologies for the cities of the future because there is little infrastructure and antiquated industrialization standing in the way, according to the head of South Korea's third-largest conglomerate.

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