Link: new mills giving a boost to Bangladesh’s domestic paper industry
(Dhaka, Oct. 23, 2016) Domestic production of paper has increased substantially in the last few years due to setting up of new factories, sector insiders have said, which has helped mitigate the country’s import dependence. …
Some 18 to 20 new units commenced production in last five years, strengthening the sector … and four to five new ones are expected to enter the sector very soon.
The lead manufacturers in the private sector include mills of Basundhara Group, Partex Group and T.K. Group, Sonali Paper Mill, Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills Ltd, Creative Paper Mill, Capital Paper Mills Limited, Hakkani Paper Mills and Hossain Pulp & Paper Mills.
Price per metric ton paper produced by the local companies is around Tk 78,000 to Tk 82,000 as compared to around Tk 72,000 to Tk 75,000 two-three years back.
To read complete report Go To: http://www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/2016/10/23/50444/Domestic-paper-industry-booms-as-new-mills-come-into-play (Source: Financial Express, Bangladesh)
Pictured Above: Hakkani Pulp & Paper Mills Ltd, Chittagong, Bangladesh (courtesy of Hakkani Group / for representational purposes only)