Pulp industry to increase capacity by 10 percent

Fri, 03/30/2012 - 07:44

The Indonesian pulp industry will increase production capacity this year by 10 percent, said Director General of Agro Industries at the Ministry of Industry, Benny Wahjudi.

Production capacity is estimated to rise to 8.69 million tons this year from 7.90 million tons last year.

Export in 2011 reached 2.81 million tons, up 10.01 percent compared to 2.55 million tons in the previous year.  Meanwhile, export value increased to US$1.60 billion from $1.45 billion in the earlier year. (rei)

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