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Ilim ups Market Pulp Output through Third Quarter

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Ilim Group, Russia, reports that during the first nine months of 2012, its mills in northwestern Russia and in Siberia manufactured 1,928,000 metric tons of pulp and paper products, which is slightly more than for the same period last year. The output of market pulp reached 1,224,000 tons, which is a 2% growth against last year.

Ilim's market containerboard production totaled 525,000 metric tons, 2% less than in the first nine months of 2011. Paper production rose 5%, reaching 179,000 metric tons. OAO Ilim Gofra, corrugated box business of Ilim Group in the Leningrad Oblast, increased its production volumes by 4.5% to reach 94,248,000 square meters of corrugated products.


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