Henan Investment Group is a strong state-run company with existing non-wood pulp production and expanding paper production in Henan province. "In Henan, large amount of pulp mills are to be closed due to environmental pollution. For Chempolis, beginning co-operation with Henan Investment Group opens up great possibilities to access promising markets in Henan with our environmentally sound formico® biorefining technologies", says Esa Rousu, CEO and President of Chempolis Ltd.
The business delegation was lead by the Vice-Governor of Henan province Mr. Zhang Dawei. Henan province, inhabited by nearly 100 million people, is traditionally a strong agricultural province and currently the biggest producer of wheat in China. It is a major economy and under strong industrialization, agricultural modernization and urbanization. The Vice-Governor, Mr. Zhang encouraged Henan Investment Group and Chempolis to take immediate co-operative actions.