Business news from Ukraine


17 September , 2018  

Kyivsky cardboard paper mill (Obukhiv, Kyiv region), a leader in Ukraine’s pulp and paper industry in terms of production and sales, produced goods worth UAH 3.565 billion in January-August 2018, which was 16.8% up year-over-year. Thus, production in the first eight months ending August 2018 somewhat increased compared to the same period last year, the UkrPapir association said.
Corrugated packaging output grew by 10.5%, to 154.93 million square meters, which was the second highest result among producers of corrugated packaging in Ukraine after Rubizhne cardboard packaging mill in Luhansk region (with Trypilsky packaging plant).
Production of cardboard increased 8.1%, to 137,840 tonnes. Production of package cardboard alone grew by 20.2%, to 93,960 tonnes, while box cardboard output fell by 11%, to 43,880 tonnes.
However, production of base paper (for sanitary products) stood at 52,480 tonnes, which is 6.2% up. Toilet paper output grew by 6%, to 280 million rolls.
Corrugated packaging output in total in Ukraine (including other producers) grew by 3% January through August 2018, to 667.37 million square meters, that of paper and cardboard increased by 6.7%, to 633,570 tonnes.
Kyivsky cardboard paper mill is one of the largest cardboard and paper producers in Europe. It employs almost 2,200 people. It sells produce to almost 700 companies in Ukraine, some CIS member states and the rest of the world.