Pyongyang, March 13 (KCNA) -- The Korean Central News Agency Saturday said in a report that the industrial production in the first ten days of March when the 70-day campaign of loyalty is under way grew 1.2 times as compared with the corresponding period of last year.
According to the report, production in the vanguard and basic industrial fields of the national economy including electric power, coal, metal and railway transport sharply rose.
Thermal power plants and hydro-power stations across the country have over-fulfilled their daily quotas.
The production plan of the Ministry of Coal Industry for ten days in March was over-fulfilled 13 percent.
The workers of the Chollima Steel Complex boosted the production of rolled steel 32 percent.
A dynamic drive for increased iron and steel production is under way in metallurgical bases across the country including the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex.
The Jaeryong Mine increased daily quotas over 1.5 times on an average, thus taking the lead among the iron ore mines in Musan, Unryul, Thaethan and other areas.
The Ministry of Railways, all the railway bureaus and sub-bureaus over-fulfilled main freight haulage plan.
The increased production in the vanguard sectors of the national economy injected vitality into major industrial fields such as machine-building, chemical, building material and mining industries and forestry.
The custom-built equipment for different fields of the national economy were turned out and the production of nonferrous metal ore, chemical fertilizers, cement, sheet glass, timber, etc. radically increased.
The Taean Heavy Machine Complex completed the production of generating equipment in a matter of two months and sent them to the construction site of the Paektusan Hero Youth Power Station No. 3 on Mar. 10.
The Ministry of Machine Industry increased the production of thermal power generating equipment 1.5 times.
Mines under the Phosphate Fertilizer Industry Management Bureau honored its plan at 150 percent.
The workers of the Hungnam Fertilizer Complex hit the goal for the production of Juche fertilizers.
The workers and technicians of the Sangwon Cement Complex are working hard to surpass the peak production year again this year.
The Sunchon Cement Complex, the Chonnaeri Cement Factory and the Sunghori Cement Factory boosted the production over 10 percent.
Many forestry stations and pit prop production stations also honored their first quarterly and yearly timber production quotas.
The production of homemade fertilizers and their transport, tractor overhauling and maintenance and other farming preparations are nearing completion thanks to the devoted drive of agricultural workers across the country.
The fishery officials and workers over-fulfilled their production plan of the Ministry of Fisheries for ten days 21 percent.
The field of light industry over-fulfilled the production plans for textiles, knitwear and shoes.
In the field of textile industry hundreds of workers honored the half yearly and first quarterly quotas and famous products and goods favored by the people are on the increase.
Many major construction projects are making rapid progress.
A lot of young people volunteer to work in the hard and labor-consuming fields.
Across the country hundreds of workers honored their yearly plans, at least 3,600 people carried out the first half yearly plans and more than 15,400 people hit the first quarterly goal.
A lot of members of the women's union are giving helping hands to builders in power stations, workers of coal and ore mines. War veterans, honorary party members and pensioners have turned out in the 70-day campaign in South Phyongan Province and other parts of the country to fully demonstrate the noble traits of our society advancing with the might of single-minded unity.