Ilim's mills in Northwest Russia and Siberia manufacture 1,928,000 tonnes of pulp and paper products in first nine months, up slightly from last year; market pulp output up 2% to 1,224,000 tonnes, paper production up 5% to 179,000 tonnes

St. Petersburg , October 30, 2012 (press release) – Over the first nine months of 2012, Ilim Group’s mills in the Northwest Russia and in Siberia manufactured 1,928,000 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.

Market containerboard production totaled 525,000 tons, 2% less than in the first nine months of 2011.

Paper production has gained 5%, reaching 179,000 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.

Corporate Communications Department of OJSC Ilim Group

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