Ilim Group ranks first among top 50 Russian pulp and paper companies

The 2019 rating was published by the Fastmarkets RISI international industry-specific analytical service

Группа «Илим» заняла первое место в рейтинге «Топ-50 компаний ЦБП России»

Ilim Group has become a leader among 50 largest Russian P&P companies. Key metrics included sales revenue for 2019 and net profit. For Ilim these figures amounted to RUB 124.07 billion and RUB 21.3 billion respectively. (according to RAS financial statements).

As a reminder, in February 2020 Ilim Group CEO Kseniia Sosnina was named the winner of The European CEO of the Year Professional Award. According to the Fastmarkets RISI experts, Ilim Group had great performance in 2018, achieving very high margins by industry standards. Significant investments were made in order to improve environmental standards at the mills in 2018-2019. Another analyst made note: “Ilim Group has been investing/growing significantly this year”.

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Fastmarkets RISI is the definitive source of commodity data and insights for the forest products industry. The RISI rating includes the Russian companies that manufacture pulp, paper and paperboard, as well as the companies that use corrugators in their operations and excludes importers and the companies that lack corrugators and deal only with converting operations. The rating is based on the Federal Tax Service data, as well as on the data provided by the companies themselves, including the data from their annual reports.

The full rating list of companies can be accessed using the link (for authorized users of the Fastmarkets RISI platform)