Bellesbumprom enterprises increased their pulp and paper production by 14% in 2017
Due to the restriction of Belarusian export of waste paper and the creation of state order for the supply of waste paper, in 2017 Bellesbumprom enterprises increased the process of production facilities from 55, 3% till 64, 3% and recycled 211 thousand tonnes of waste paper. The production output increased by 14% – till 317, 1 million rubles. In 2018 pulp and paper enterprises of concern are going to recycle more than 300 thousand tonnes of waste paper. Besides, from January till November, 2017 concern enterprises increased an export of paper and paperboard by 24, 2% in comparison with the same period of the previous year. Products were exported for $45, 2 million to 30 countries of the near and far abroad.
It is worth to note that the export effectiveness of waste paper materials is much higher than an export of waste paper-type. So, 1 thousand tonnes of waste paper is exported at the price of $170-180 thousand, but if this volume is recycled, for example, to corrugated paper, foreign currency earnings will be $340 thousand, that is almost in 2 times more.
In the system of Bellesbumprom there are 13 pulp and paper enterprises. Consolidated, they produce more than 60% of pulp and paper products in the country.