Ilim East Reports Pulp and Paper Production Up in 1Q

May 4, 2011 - Ilim Group said that during the first quarter of 2011 its Ilim East units (Bratsk and Ust-Ilimsk branches) produced 367,000 tons of pulp and paper products — a 2.5% increase compared to January-March of 2010. The figure includes 309,000 tons of market pulp, which is a 2% increase from the first quarter of 2010.

Ilim East's market containerboard production has reached 58,000 tons, a 7% gain, the company said.

Logging volumes by Bratsk and Ust-ilimsk forest branches have reached 1.402 million m3, or a 29% increase compared to the same period of 2010.

SOURCE: Ilim Group