Domestic pulp and paper consumption is projected to increase by 4.2 percent this year, compared to a 2 percent growth last year.
Five state-owned plantation companies (PTPNs) plan to set up a joint venture plant to produce motorcycle tires in Cikampek, West Java.
State-owned fertilizer company PT Pupuk Sriwidjaja (Pusri) plans to build four new urea manufacturing plants in 2012 with a combined investment of up to Rp 24 trillion.
Despite lower production in 2011, Minister of Agriculture Suswono sets fantastic food crop production target in 2012.
Police department of Cimanggis, Depok jurisdiction has seized more than 1,000 tons of illegally distributed subsidized fertilizers, a part of an operation first initiated in October.