BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 29. Russia plans to supply sodium chlorate from Uzbekistan, which is used to bleach pulp in white paper production,Trend reports via Uzbek media outlets.
The agreements on this were concluded by the Russian delegation with Uzbek partners at the Innoprom forum which was held on April 25-27 in Tashkent (Uzbekistan).
The abrupt cessation of supplies of sodium chlorate from Europe was one of the reasons for the shortage of office paper in the Russian regions in March-early April.
In particular, due to a shortage of reagents, Russian SvetoCopy paper manufacturer was forced to suspend production.