Russia's Ilim Group's Pulp and Paper Production Rose in 2011

Feb. 2, 2012 - Russian pulp and paper producer Ilim Group said that in 2011 its mills in Siberia (the Bratsk and Ust-Ilimsk mills) manufactured 1,490,000 tons of pulp and paper products — an amount 1.5% above 2010's production total.

The 2011 figure includes 1,258,000 tons of market pulp, with a 1% increase over the previous year.

Market containerboard output has increased by 3% compared to previous period, reaching 231,000 tons, Ilim said.

Pulp cooking has also increased by 1% to 1,608,000 tons.

SOURCE: Ilim Group