The sums of the Ukrainian paper industry for May 2016
The volume of industrial production of paper and cardboard in Ukraine for 5 months of 2016 decreased by 2.2% compared to the same period last year. And although the production of containerboard including fluting increased by 1.9%, production of boxboard decreased by 5.7%. Incompare May 2016 to May 2015 the volume of paper and paperboard production increased by 6.2% and in comparison with April 2016 – by 3.6% and amounted to 69.19 thousands tons, writes
UkrPapir Association. Production of tissue paper for 5 months in 2016 increased by 1.7% compared to the same period last year. Corrugated board boxes production for 5 months of 2016 increased by 7.5% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 313.96 million m 2 . Compared with April 2016 in May 2016 the volume of corrugated board boxes production decreased by 11.9% from 74.59 to 69.14 million m 2 , and in comparison with April 2015 increased by 10.9 %.