Finland, Sweden ready to supply paper to IranStaff writer ▼ | June 9, 2016
Inspector of Iran Carton and Paper Managers' Association said that Finland and Sweden have voiced readiness to supply required paper layers in folding carton sector.
Carton industry Mohammad Reza Kheirkhah Kermani:
Speaking to IRNA in an exclusive interview, Kheirkhah Kermani said that Finland and Sweden are regarded as major producers of virgin papers suitable for folding cartons regarding their rich forests.
Referring to Iran's annual production of about 600,000 tons of cartons, the official said 75% of the raw material for the industry comes from domestic sources while the remaining 25% is imported.
He expressed hope that the annual carton production capacity would increase to two millions due to the economic boom resulted from the opportunities of the post-JCPOA era. ■