Pyongyang, January 8 (KCNA) — Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un in his New Year Address said that prospects were opened up for consolidating the independent foundations of the chemical industry and attaining the five-year strategy’s goal for the output of chemical products.
Great achievements were made in the field of chemical industry last year, a year of weighty significance in implementing the five-year strategy for national economic development.
The February 8 Vinalon Complex manufactured more than 20 diaphragm electrolyzers in cooperation with scientific research institutes to establish the process for producing caustic soda.
The Namhung Youth Chemical Complex increased gas producer and put steam boilers into normal operation so as to further raise the productivity of Juche fertilizer.
The Hungnam Fertilizer Complex newly manufactured and installed equipment like steam boiler, water cooling apparatus and pump and pushed forward the project for expanding fertilizer production capacity based on anthracite gasification at the final stage, thus opening up a bright prospect for increasing production with locally available materials.
The Salt Industry Guidance Bureau and the Namyang Salt Works under the Ministry of Chemical Industry completed a large-capacity salt production process based on underground ultra-saline water and the Ponghwa Chemical Factory laid a solid foundation for boosting the production of various kinds of chemical goods.
Remarkable success was also registered in establishing the C1 chemical industry.
In hearty response to the New Year Address of the respected Supreme Leader on making a breakthrough in reenergizing the overall economic front this year, officials and workers in the field of chemical industry are determined to launch a revolutionary general offensive to achieve fresh victory this year, too.
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