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Volga, pulp and paper mill

Mother company (if appropriate):
Alfa-Eco, part of Alfa Group

Location:
Balakhna, Nizhniy Novgorod oblast

Main Activities:
paper production and trade

Contacts:
Address: ul. Gorkogo 1, 606407 Balakhna, Nizhniy Novgorod Oblast, Russia.
Tel: +7-(831)-6192017,
Fax: +7-(831)-6123599
E-mail: info@volga-paper.ru
Web: www.volga-paper.ru

Timber production/trade

Product(s) (million tons):
newsprint (0.5 million t)

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

1.3

Export (million USD);
major importing countries (2001):

165; Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrein, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Portugal, Romania, Senegal, Slovakia, Spain, Sudan, Syria, Thailand, Tunis, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Origin of the wood (2000):
Kirov Oblast, Kostroma Oblast, Nizhniy Novgorod Oblast (logs), Arkhangelsk Oblast and Irkutsk Oblast (pulp)

Environmental Policy

Use of wood that comes from intact forests:
No

Timber tracing system in place?
No

FSC certification?
Koverninskiy Leskhoz (116 thousand ha), major supplier, is FSC certified. Member of the Association of Environmentally Responsible Timber Producers of Russia

Information available for third parties:
Company did not make public its environmental policy; it is open for contacts with NGOs



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