North Korea from 10 Countries That Banned McDonald's (Slideshow)

10 Countries That Banned McDonald's (Slideshow)

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North Korea

North Korea has never been a fan a big brands, especially U.S. brands, playing in its economic sandbox. In 2006, the United Nations imposed sanctions against the country for its nuclear and poor human rights policies. So McDonald’s, effectively, is banned and can’t do business there. Not that it’s stopped current leader Kim Jong-un (and other members of the official regime), who’ve been using the state airline to have McDonald’s burgers secretly delivered to their homes.