Paper Production Plummets
EghtesadOnline: A total of 233,300 tons of paper were produced in Iran during the first quarter of the current year (March 21-June 21), registering a 1.8% decline compared with the same period of last year.
The announcement was made by ISNA, citing figures released by the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade.
The output of cardboard, particle board and cellulose fibers saw a year-on-year increase of 55.7%, 29.1% and 3.8%, respectively.
Cardboard production reached 189,100 tons from 121,400 tons, particle board production grew to 174,800 cubic meters from 135,400 cubic meters and cellulose fibers hit 266,000 cubic meters from 256,200 cubic meters YOY, according to Financial Tribune.