May 22, 2024

Light industry production in Kaesong up by 120%: North Korean media

Claims in Arirang-Meari come amid increased government emphasis on domestic manufacturing

Light industry production in Kaesong city increased by 120% compared to the same period last year, North Korean outlet the Arirang-Meari reported on Monday.

"With the pride and confidence of the nuclear power of Juche, the light industry working class in Xi'an [Kaesong] has made the flame of self-regeneration more intense, and achieved the 1.2 times more production of light industry products than the same period last year," the report said.

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