May 20, 1958
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A. M. Puzanov for 20 May 1958
Puzanov visits Nam Il and is informed on the DPRK delegation for familiarization with the use of atomic energy.
June 11, 1958
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A. M. Puzanov for 11 June 1958
Puzanov reports on North Korea's Five-Year Plan, Nam Il's request for medicine to treat animals, the tenth anniversary of the DPRK's founding, and North Korea's participation in a congress of the Czechoslovak Communist Party.
June 18, 1958
A Report from Iwankow Boleslaw, Attache of the PRL Embassy, on the Five-Year Plan in North Korea
A report featuring detailed statistics and information on North Korea's Five-Year Plan.
July 24, 1958
A Note from Józef Knapik, Counselor of the PRL Embassy, regarding Agricultural Development in the DPRK and the Construction of the Gaecheon-Taeseong Irrigation System
Józef Knapik describes the plans of the Korean Workers' Party to increase agricultural production in the DPRK by expanding agricultural areas, utilizing new crops, and through the construction of the Gaecheon-Taeseong irrigation system
November 22, 1958
Record of Conversation from the Premier's Reception of the Korean Government Delegation
Zhou Enlai and Kim Il Sung discuss the economic situation, electricity production, agricultural production, cooperativization, and the military in North Korea, as well as the withdrawal of the Chinese People's Army from the DPRK. Zhou and Kim also touched on issues relating to U.S.-Japan relations, inter-Korean relations, Chinese development, the Great Leap Forward, U.S. global strategy, Korean nationals in Japan, and Taiwan.
December 05, 1958
Note from the Embassy of the People's Republic of Poland in Pyongyang
The DPRK government adopts a resolution to join together all production cooperatives at the "li" level.
June 06, 1959
Notes taken during a Meeting between Enver Hoxha and Choe Yong-geon
Enver Hoxha and Choe Yeonggeon discuss industry and socialist development in North Korea and Albania while disproving of revisionism.
September 21, 1959
Report by Qiao Xiaoguang on a Conversation with Kim Il Sung
Qiao Xiaoguang, the Chinese Ambassador to North Korea, reports to the Central Committee that Kim Il Sung expressed the desire to discuss North Korea's economic development with Mao Zedong and Liu Shaoqi. Kim also states his support for the CCP and the solidarity of the China-DPRK relationship.
November 19, 1959
Report, Embassy of the Hungarian People’s Republic in the DPRK to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary
Report from Ambassador Károly Práth to Budapest on a conversation he held with Deputy Foreign Minister Yu Changsik. Topics discussed included the sixth session of the DPRK’s Second Supreme People’s Assembly, the mechanization of agriculture in the DPRK, the need to increase quality in North Korean industry and the revisionism and consequent failures of Yugoslavia.
December 16, 1959
Report, Embassy of Hungary in North Korea to the Hungarian Foreign Ministry
Gábor Dobozi reports on a conversation he had about Soviet-North Korean relations, North Korea's economic policies and planning, inter-Korean relations, and North Korean media.
February 10, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 10 February 1960
Pak Yong-guk reports on the decision to restructure the system of management for the economy.
February 24, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 24 February 1960
Kim Il Sung describes his kidney disease in a conversation with the Soviet Ambassador and provides information on agriculture and ongoing administrative restructuring in North Korea.
March 10, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 10 March 1960
Kim Il Sung expresses his gratitude for the additional grain supplied by the USSR and discusses plans for the textile and chemical industries in North Korea.
March 30, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 30 March 1960
Pak Seong-cheol delivers a request to Puzanov for Soviet assistance in expanding energy production in North Korea.
April 04, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 4 April 1960
Jeong Jun-taek comments on r light industry, urban development, and the sale of grain in North Korea's economic plans following the completion of the First Five-Year Plan.
April 21, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 21 April 1960
Pak Yong-guk seeks support for North Korea's position on developments in South Korea, while Kim Il Sung engages in a wide ranging discussion on the economy, reunification, education, and Koreans in Japan with Puzanov.
May 02, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 2 May 1960
Kim Il Sung and Puzanov discuss events in South Korea, North Korea's Seven-Year Plan, Soviet-Korean relations, and Kim's health problems.
May 16, 1960
The Economy of the DPRK and South Korea in the Postwar Period
Tugarinov compares the economy of the DPRK and South Korea in the postwar period, and notes DPRK's superiority in its level of industrial production and standard of living.
June 11, 1960
The Economy of the DPRK
Turaginov reports on the development of the DPRK economy in comparison to the colonial period in the areas of industry, agriculture, and living standards of the population.
June 11, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 11 June 1960
Kim Il Sung briefs Puzanov on the Korean Workers' Party's policy toward the recent turmoil in South Korea as well as North Korea's Seven-Year Plan.