Paper is a thin material produced by pressing together moist fibers of cellulose pulp derived from wood, rags or grasses and then drying them into flexible sheets.
A wide variety of trees can be grown in Türkiye, which is gradually increasing its forest coverage. This asset owed to the climatic diversity provided by its unique location brings about major advantages in the forestry products industry. The main export markets in this segment are Iran, Iraq, and Georgia. The paper-cardboard industry manufactures and exports a wide range of products from tissue paper to packaging boxes thanks to private ventures and modern production plants in Türkiye. Main importers of paper and cardboard include the United Kingdom, Iraq, and Israel.