Manp'o Chemical Factory

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Last Updated: March 1, 2003
Other Name: 만포화학공장
Location: Manp'o (만포시), Chagang Province (자강도), North Korea
Subordinate To: 5th Machine Industry Bureau (제5기계산업총국), Second Economic Committee (제2경제위원회) for chemical weapons production, and the Ministry of Chemical Industry (화학공업성) for civilian production
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There is a paucity of details concerning the alleged CW activity in Manp'o. None of the known chemical products at the Manp'o Chemical Factory is directly related to standard CW agent manufacture.

Sources:
[1] Kim Wŏn Pong, Kitachosenjimingun no zenbo (Tokyo: Ariadone Kikaku, 1996), p. 127.
[2] Kim Won-pong, Kitachosen jinmingun no zensho [sic] (Tokyo: Ariadone Kikaku, 1996), p. 127, in "DPRK Factories Suspected of Producing Chemical Agents," FBIS Document ID: KPP20010216000106.
[3] Osamu Eya, Kimu Jon Iru Daizukan (Tokyo: Shogakkan, 2000), p. 65.
[4] Osamu Eya, Kimu Jon Iru Daizukan (Tokyo: Shogakkan, 2000), pp. 64-65, in "Alleged Locations of DPRK Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Warfare Facilities Mapped," 6 June 2001, FBIS Document ID: KPP20010606000075.

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