Yunnan Investment Forestry and Pulp, which was established in 1994 in Yunnan, was put into trial operation in July 1998.
The company was the first of its kind in Yunnan to borrow from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It was designed to develop local forestry resources and realize the sustainable use of wood while revitalizing the local economy of ethnic minorities in the border areas.
By the end of 2017, the company had employed over 1,400 staff members and is total assets had reached 4 billion yuan ($582.72 million). The company has built a raw material forest base covering 8 hectares, raising the forest coverage rate of Jinggu county from 62 percent in 1997 to over 78.3 percent in 2017.
The company has annual pulp production of 260,000 tons along with 30,000 tons of household paper and 50,000 square meters of panels. The annual output value of the company in 2017 exceeded 1.2 billion yuan and it paid taxes of about 100 million yuan.
The main technologies and equipment of the company were imported from countries such as the United States, Canada, Finland and Sweden, making it a pioneer in the industry in China.
After over 20 years' of development, Yunnan Investment Forestry and Pulp has become the major producer and supplier of commercial wood pulp in Southwest China and an important production and marketing company for household paper in Yunnan province.
Address: 300 Linzhi Rd, Jinggu Dai and Yi autonomous county, Yunnan province
Official website: www.yjlzh.com (Chinese)