Strongest growth in demand of virgin fibre-basedconsumer board will be in Asia CAGR CAGR CAGR 0,2 % 1,4 % 4,6 % CAGR 6,9 % Eastern Europe Western CAGR Europe 3,3 % North America Middle East & Africa Fibre-based consumer Asia board consumption CAGR2010-2020 CAGR 3,5 %Million tonnes China 9% Pakistan 9% South India 6% America Middle East 4% Stora Enso presentation March 20, 2012 Source: Pöyry and Stora Enso 3
Accelerate what works Every third beverage carton in the world is produced from Stora Enso materials! Stora Enso presentation March 20, 2012 4
Stora Enso’s Operations in ChinaPersonnel currently about 4 500 in China Dawang Mill Uncoated magazine paper (170 000 tonnes) Beijing Suzhou Mill Coated fine paper (245 000 tonnes). Customers include merchants and printing houses Shanghai Two core factories Hangzhou and Foshan Beihai Hong Kong 5 Sales branches Eucalyptus plantations ( 90 000 ha) Dongguan and Qian’an ( (Inpac) Guangxi (since 2002) Stora Enso presentation March 20, 2012 5
Focusing on high quality segments in China Chinese platform Unique position for growth A world leading position Unique integrate Technologies and Established footprint specifications Innovation Committed customers Well prepared project to accelerete growth Stora Enso presentation March 20, 2012 7
Project investment approximately EUR 1.6 billion Stora Enso presentation March 20, 2012 8
Independent sustainability impact studies gives solidplatform for the project UNDP’s Environmental and Social Occupational Health and Safety impact analysis (ESIA) in 2006 Certificate ISO 18001 Additional integrated ESIA in 2012 Environmental Management System ISO 14001 Quality Management System ISO 9001 Stora Enso presentation March 20, 2012 9
RecapGrowth marketLocal virgin fibreConsumer demand growthProduct differentiationResponsible business Stora Enso presentation March 20, 2012 10
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