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Rapid Economic Growth Witnessed in DPRK

Pyongyang, April 8 (KCNA) — The DPRK has made a rapid progress in major construction or reconstruction projects and industrial production in recent 40 days after the start of the 70-day campaign.

In particular, Pyongyang, its capital city, showed an increase of twice in the tempo of construction or reconstruction projects and 1.6 times in industrial production.
The Aeguk Vegetable Processing Factory and the Mangyongdae Children’s Camp were rebuilt on a modern basis and the second-stage renovation of the Central Zoo is progressing apace at the final stage.
Besides, 80 percent of total work has been carried out in scores of construction and reconstruction projects, including the Ryuwon Shoes Factory, Pyongyang Cosmetics Factory and the Pyongyang Cornstarch Factory.
Electricity and coal outputs went up at thermal-power and hydro-power stations and coal mines.
The Pyongyang Steel Works and the Pyongyang Cast Iron Pipe Factory fulfilled their production plans 120 percent on an average, 150 percent to the maximum.
An increasing number of units in light industry and foodstuff industry have finished their yearly and half-yearly production quotas.
Such successes are reported from railway, agricultural and other industrial sectors.

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