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Svetogorsk, pulp and paper mill

Mother company (if appropriate):
International Paper

Location:
Svetogorsk, Leningrad Oblast

Main Activities:
logging, paper production and trade

Contacts:
Address: ul. Zavodskaya 17, 188991 Svetogorsk, Leningrad Oblast, Russia.
Tel: +7-(81278)-44044,
Fax: +7-(81278)-44061
E-mail: mikhail.zhurba@svetogorsk.com
Web: Not available

Timber production/trade

Product(s) (million tons):
office paper (0.2 million t), container board (0.1 million t)

Intake of wood (annual logging volume),
million cubic meters RWE (2001):

1.0

Export (million USD);
major importing countries (2000):

74; Western Europe

Origin of wood (2000):
Leningrad Oblast, Pskov Oblast, Novgorod Oblast, Vologoda Oblast, Arkhangelsk Oblast

Environmental Policy

Use of wood that comes from intact forests:
No. This part of company policy in Russia

Timber tracing system in place?
Yes, but without third-party control

FSC certification?
Company is certified according to ISO14000, there are plans for certification according to the system similar to SFI

Environmental information available for third parties:
In 1999, the company declared that it would not purchase wood from old-growth forests, protected areas, and environmentally sensitive landscapes. In 2001, it plans to develop a system of monitoring of forest supply sources. The Company is open and contacts NGOs and mass media



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