Belarus, China partner to build 200,000 tonnes/year virgin-fiber solid bleached board, folding boxboard machine at Geroi Truda paper mill in Dobrush, Belarus; 70% of output to be exported, mostly to Russia

LOS ANGELES , February 23, 2012 () –

A cooperation between Belarus and China is behind plans to build a new 200,000 tonnes-per-year solid bleached paperboard and folding boxboard machine at the Geroi Truda paper mill in Dobrush, Belarus, reported EUWID-Paper on Feb. 23.

The machine will be the only one in the country’s Gomel region to produce virgin-fiber paperboard for the food, healthcare and cosmetics industry.

Approximately 70% of the output will be exported, with a focus on Russia due to its estimated demand of 1 million tonnes/year.

On Feb. 20, the Belarus government signed an agreement for a US$350M credit line during 2012-2014 from China Development Bank, EUWID-Paper reported.

The primary source of this article is EUWID-Paper, Gernsbach, Germany, on Feb. 23, 2012.

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