IT Tech Packaging, Inc. Provides Updates on Tissue Paper Production

Release time: 2020-04-08

IT Tech Packaging, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ITP) ("IT Tech Packaging" or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, today announced that its tissue paper production lines are now running at full production capacity to fulfill orders. The average selling price of tissue paper increased 8% from USD $836 per tonne to USD $903 per tonne in the first quarter, resulting from growing demandbecause of Covid-19. 

Mr. Zhenyong Liu, the CEO and Chairman of the Company commented, "After a short delay of production due to Covid-19 restrictions, we have experienced increasing market demand and orders for tissue paper products. We anticipate that this trend will carry over to the second quarter and more sales will be generated from our tissue paper products during the first quarter 2020 than in the fourth quarter of 2019.”

About IT Tech Packaging, Inc.

Founded in 1996, IT Tech Packaging, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China. Using recycled paper as its primary raw material (with the exception of its tissue paper products), ITP produces and distributes three categories of paper products: corrugating medium paper, offset printing paper and tissue paper products. With production based in Baoding and Xingtai in North China's Hebei Province, ITP is located strategically close to the Beijing and Tianjin region, home to a growing base of industrial and manufacturing activities and one of the largest markets for paper products consumption in the country. ITP has been listed on the NYSE MKT since December 2009.

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