The value of exports that would be carried out by PT OKI Pulp and Paper makes the company possess abundant raw materials. Managing Director of OKI Pulp and Paper, G Sulistiyanto, said that long before deciding to invest in OKI Regency and build a paper mill, it had to build Industrial Plantation Forest (HTI) first.
The raw materials used by PT OKI Pulp and Paper comes from HTI plantations located in OKI Regency area of 585,425 hectares and in Musi Banyuasin Regency area of 202,532 hectares."We do not take raw materials from natural forests, while the OKI Pulp and Paper established the supply of raw materials has already exist," said Sulistiyanto, Friday (11/20/2015).
Previously, the factory owned by Sinar Mas Group which is located in Air Sugihan District of Ogan Komering Ilir Regency is projected foreign exchange earnings to US$ 1.5 billion per year, or Rp 20 trillion. "80 percent of pulp (2 million tonnes) and 95 percent of tissue paper (500 thousand tons) will be exported. The market share of our exports is China," said Site Manager of PT OKI Pulp and Paper, Gadang Hartawan.