Business news from Ukraine


15 November , 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 4.626 billion in January-October 2018, which was 17.7% up year-over-year.
Thus, production growth in the ten months ending October 2018 somewhat increased compared to the same period last year, when the growth was 16.5%, the UkrPapir association said.
Corrugated packaging output grew by 9.2%, to 198.5 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 4.5%, to 173,650 tonnes. Production of package cardboard alone grew by 13.4%, to 117,110 tonnes, while box cardboard output fell by 10.2%, to 56,540 tonnes.
Production of base paper (for sanitary products) stood at 66,350 tonnes, which is 6% up. Toilet paper output grew by 5.6%, to 355.4 million rolls.
Corrugated packaging output in total in Ukraine (including other producers) grew by 0.6% January through October 2018, to 840.7 million square meters, that of paper and cardboard increased by 5%, to 798,500 tonnes and toilet paper – by 0.7%, to 562.85 million rolls.
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.