Results of Ukrainian paper industry for February 2018
The volume of paper and paperboard production in Ukraine for 2 months of 2018 increased by more than 16% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 116, 4%. The production of liner, including fluting, increased by 11, 5%, and the production of box board increased for more than +17%. Camparing February 2018 to February 2017 the production of paper and paperboard increased by 15%, and in comparison with January 2018, it slightly changed to +2, 9% and amounted to 76,42 thousand tons, it is said in the received message from UkrPapir association to Corrugated Industry magazine.
Production of tissue paper for 2 months of 2018 decreased by 4, 2% compared to the same period last year. The output of corrugated boxes for 2 months of 2018 increased by 19, 2% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 160, 8 million sq. m. In comparison with January 2018, in February 2018 the production of corrugated boxes increased by 7, 2% from 77, 6 to 83, 2 million sq. m, and in comparison with February 2017 increased by 15, 3%. The production of soft tissue paper for 2 months of 2018 increased by 6, 3%.