Chenming Paper in China expects 46% and 24% growth in its paper and pulp capacity, respectively, in 2011, as it plans to start up 700,000 tonnes/year pulp line, 450,000 tonnes/year fine paper line and 800,000 tonnes/year coated paper line

BEIJING , October 5, 2010 () – Chenming Paper Holdings Ltd. will add 46% to its paper capacity and 24% to its pulp capacity in China in 2011, according to China Consumers Daily.

By the end of the first quarter of 2011, Chenming Paper, which is based in the Chinese province of Shandong, will have 1.95 million tonnes per year of pulp entering the market.

In April, a 700,000 tonnes/year pulp line in Zhanjiang, China, a 450,000 tonnes/year fine paper line in Zhanjiang, China, and an 800,000 tonnes/year high-end premium coated paper line in Shouguang, China, will all begin operating, based on a company bulletin.

Moreover, the company will start up a 60,000 tonnes/year tissue line by the end of 2010.

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