Jump to main content. The dynamic pulp and paper industry is experiencing rapid and significant change. Among the many trends that have spurred growth in pulp and paper processing is the steady rise of paper products demand in Asia, as well as the upgrading or replacing of older mills with facilities that are more efficient and sustainable.
A May 28 letter from the Forest Stewardship Council seen Wednesday by The Associated Press makes four demands of Sinarmas and the Widjaja family that it insists must be met within days. The ultimatum comes after Greenpeace earlier this month ended a five-year truce with Sinarmas, citing an AP investigation into its opaque corporate structure and accusing it of destroying tropical forests during the entire time the two were cooperating on conservation. But they are being cleared faster than in any other country, swelling the profits of paper and palm oil conglomerates while causing chronic social and environmental problems.
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BankTrack is the international tracking, campaigning and civil society support organisation focused on commercial banks and their finance. We aim to stop banks from financing harmful business activities and promote a banking sector that contributes to just societies and a healthy planet. About BankTrack. But the name APP has been long associated with massive deforestation, human rights abuses, harassment of local communities and massive emissions of greenhouse gasses.
Swamped with lawsuits from creditors, suppliers, and -- most recently -- from angry investors, APP itself is now seeking redress in the courts by going after some of the companies it says owe it money. There may also be questions about possible relationships between the five companies and APP. Some of the people named as "officers' or "agents' of the five companies in Singapore say they also worked for APP at the same time.
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Tom Wright, famous analyst of Hawkins Wrightwho spoke at the last meeting of Aiac — the association of agents, traders and local sales offices of the major pulp companies operating in Italy — provided some indicators on the international pulp market. In the evolution of exports from Indonesia, we can see the growth of millions and millions of tonnes, after the decline: a great deal of production comes from Indonesia, as had never been seen before, and is directed towards the Chinese, Korean markets, those of other Asiatic countries, India and Japan. If we instead analyse competition on the Chinese short-fibre pulp market 3the countries from which imports are brought into China are Latin America — Chile and Uruguay — and Indonesia: all countries that are increasing market shares in China, which gives rise to concern for North America, Canada and the United States, where mixed fibre is produced. This situation also influences prices, and shows that precisely in China, the short fibre is subject to the greatest pressure.
The announcement puts an end to some five years of collaboration between the environmental group, which had advised APP on the implementation of its forest conservation policies, and the company. The group failed to provide a credible response or to take meaningful action. Sinar Mas Group is the parent company of APP, Indonesia's largest pulp and paper company, which was linked to the record-breaking haze in the region in
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