June 24 , 2005

China Business Promotion Division Established
- Promoting Operations in China and the Region -

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Masatomo Nakamura) established a new division, China Business Promotion Division, today. At the same time, the Company renamed the existing "Shanghai Office" as the "China Office," which will serve as the China branch of the division.

Group Vision 2015, finalized in May, calls for Nippon Paper Group to actively move into overseas markets to ensure sustainable growth in corporate value. Increased emphasis is being placed on China and its region as important areas. To bolster existing businesses and the function of developing new businesses, the China Business Promotion Division has been established.

[Organization of the China Project Steering Office]

Organization of the China Project Steering Office

[Locations of Nippon Paper Group in China]

Company NameArea of BusinessPlaceDate of Setup
Shouguang Liben Paper Making Co., Ltd.Manufacture of base paper for carbonless copying paperShandongDec. 1995
Shanghai JP Co., Ltd.Sale of products from Shouguang LibenShanghaiNov. 1996
Zhejiang Jingxing Paper Joint Stock Co., Ltd.Manufacture and sale of liners, corrugating medium boards and othersZhejiangInvested in Aug. 2001
Everwealth Paper Industries (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.Manufacture and sale of various paper boxes and containersShanghaiInvested in Aug. 2003
Zhejiang Jingxing Nippon Paper Co., Ltd.Manufacture and sale of corrugating medium boardsZhejiangSep. 2003
Nippon Paper Industries Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.Trading and sale of paper, raw materials, beverage cartons and othersShanghaiJun. 2004
Elopak China Ltd.Manufacture and sale of beverage cartonsJiangsuUnder constructing