Business news from Ukraine


18 October , 2019  

Kyivsky cardboard paper mill (Obukhiv, Kyiv region), a leader in Ukraine’s pulp and paper industry in terms of production and sales, saw a 1.8% rise in production of goods in money terms in January-September 2019 year-over-year, to UAH 4.139 billion, according to the Ukrpapir association.
Corrugated packaging output fell by 1.7%, to 172.64 million square meters, retaining 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 decreased 4%, to 149,170 tonnes. Production of package cardboard alone grew by 2.7%, to 108,590 tonnes, while box cardboard output fell by 18.5%, to 40,580 tonnes.
Production of base paper (for sanitary products) stood at 61,140 tonnes, which is 3.8% up year-over-year. Toilet paper output rose by 4.3%, to 330.4 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.