The Korean Democratic People's Republic.... The country's textile industry is being energetically developed in the?
The Korean Democratic People's Republic.... The country's textile industry is being energetically developed in the revolutionary spirit of self-reliance. The problem of clothing the nation's population of 11 million has been basically solved.
The Pyongyong Cotton Mill has 150 thousand spindles and three thousand looms. Its annual capacity is 80 million metres of cloth. In recent years, the mill' has been very successful in increasing variety and manufactures more than 3,000 different kinds of textile products at present.
Big developments are also taking place at the Pyongyong Silk Mill which has a capacity of over ten million metres of twills, crepe and other silk fabrics a year. The quality of some compares favourably with advanced world standards.
Based on an independent economy, the textile industry of the Korean Democratic People's Republic is forging ahead.