The wood processing in the Leningrad Region rose by a factor of 1.8
The timber industry complex of the Leningrad Region showed the increase in the product output during the first quarter of 2011. The wood processing and wooden items production rose by a factor of 1.8. The output of the lumber products (290.8 tsnd cu m) increased by 1.9 times, those of wood pellets (8.6 tsnd t) - by 2.8 times, the production of wooden construction units and millwork - by 4 times, those of industrial chips for different production facilities (99.5 tsnd cu m) increased by 3.3%, the fiberboard output - by 25.5%, those of wood particle board - by 25.7%. This data is provided by the Committee of Economic Development and Investment Activity of the Leningrad Region.
The increase in pulp-and-paper production, the publishing and printing activity is 27.9%. The paper output (110.6 tsnd t) rose by 1.7%, those of service-utility and sanitary paper rose by 41.4%, those in publishing and printing activity - by 1.6 times.