The Pulp & Paper Event At The Heart Of The Industry!”
Pulp & Paper Asia 2011 is Asia’s biennial premier business event in the pulp, paper and board industry that offers key professionals in the paper business an unrivalled platform to source for machinery, equipment, services and supplies, and seek new technology, solutions and trade information, network and make contacts with the world’s leading pulp and papermakers in the region biennially.
Venue: Labersa Convention Centre
City: Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia
Date: 14 – 16 July 2011
Time: 10am to 6pm
Facts Of The Indonesian Pulp & Paper Industry
Indonesian producers overwhelmed by boom in global orders
The Indonesian pulp industry is set to rebound from the global economic downturn as international orders have started to pile up with domestic pulp producers. According to the Indonesian Pulp and Paper Association (APKI), foreign orders now amount to more than 2.5 million tons of pulp this year — more than half of the country’s annual production capacity of 4.5 million tons. (Quoted by Jakarta Post 2009-09-28)
South Korea’s Koraindo inks USD 500m pulp deal in Indonesia
South Korea’s Korindo Group is planning to invest USD 500 million in a factory on Kalimantan Island, with the capacity to process 600,000 tons of pulp annually for particle board and paper. The factory will use acacia mangium and eucalyptus as raw materials. (Quoted by Jakarta Globe)
Paper Industry Flourishes in Indonesia
Strong demand helped propel Indonesia’s paper and printing materials industry to grow 10.16 percent in the first quarter from a quarter earlier, the fastest quarterly growth since the financial crisis in the late 1990s, reflecting a surprisingly good economic environment. According to BPS data, paper production grew by 15.45 percent and 3.17 percent respectively in 2007 and 2008. (Quoted by Jakarta Post, 27/5/2009)
Indonesia’s reputation as one of the largest pulp and paper producer in South East Asia
According to the Industry Ministry and the Indonesian Pulp and Paper Association (APKI), the pulp and paper sector is definitely included among the country’s top 20 commodity sectors. Indonesia, the Ministry said, is the ninth largest pulp producer and the 11th largest paper producer in the world. The industry also contributed significantly to exports as well as benefiting from a robust domestic market. It generated around US$4.5 billion and $4.2 billion in exports in 2008 and 2007, respectively.
Riau make up 80% of the pulp and paper industry in Indonesia
APRIL (one of the biggest pulp producers in the world) & APP are both based in Riau contributing to 80% of the pulp and paper industry in Indonesia.
Nearly 100% of paper machinery and parts in paper mills in Indonesia are imported
Based on a report by USDOC International Trade Administration nearly 100% of pulp and paper machinery and parts installed in the mills are imported. There is no local production of pulp and paper machinery. Most of Indonesia pulp and paper manufacturers have set up their own workshops to repair and produce spare