Kangson Works steel plant

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Kangson Works is a steel plant in Kangseo District, Nampo Special City, South Pyongan Province, North Korea.[1]

Location

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Background

Steel for weapons development

In March 2020, Daily NK reported that North Korea is aiming to increase its production of steel for weapons development, with the goal of selling these weapons abroad for foreign currency.[2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2016 Minerals Yearkbook, USGS, Oct. 2019
  2. N. Korea ramps up steel production for weapons development, Jang Seul Gi, Daily NK, Mar. 19, 2020, Retrieved on: May 27, 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kim Ch'aek Iron and Steel Complex, Nuclear Threat Initiative, Apr. 1, 2003 Retrieved on: May 27, 2020
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Developments in Steelmaking Capacity of Non-OECD Economies 2013, OECD Publishing, Aug. 12, 2014

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