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 835.26 million in January-March 2015, 82% up on the figure for January-March 2014.
According to the UkrPapir association, in January-March 2015, the mill increased production of corrugated cardboard packaging by 14.4%, to 45.38 million square meters. The mill increased its production of cardboard by 6.4%, to 52,270 tonnes, including a rise of 16% in production of commodity cardboard, to 30,370 tonnes and a decline of 4.4% in production of box cardboard, to 21,910 tonnes.
Production of base paper (for sanitary products) decreased by 11.7%, to 17,560 tonnes, while the production of toilet paper fell by 9.8%, to 99.87 million rolls.
In January-March cardboard packaging production in Ukraine fell by 15.6%, to 167.14 million square meters and cardboard and paper output dropped by 11.8%, to 189,840 tonnes.
Kyivsky cardboard paper mill is one of the largest cardboard and paper producers in Europe. It mainly produces goods from wastepaper. Its capacity for processing wastepaper exceeds 850 tonnes a day. The mill exports its products to CIS states and other countries.