OIJ Paper Co, Japan's largest paper producer and the world's second largest producer, is to launch a US$1billion expansion in production capacity in south-east Asia and China over the next five years. The company aims to raise production from its current rate of 60,000 tonnes a year of pulp and paper to a total of one million tonnes during that period.

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