Die Zeit: Germany to face toilet paper shortage due to Russian gas

Die Zeit: Germany will face a shortage of toilet paper due to Russian gas

Some companies in the country have decided to reduce production.

According to German media, the shortage of gas from Russia could become a problem for the German paper industry.

In particular, the production of toilet paper, as well as ; packaging for drugs and other products, can be cut.


Die Zeit writes about this with reference to the head of the Bavarian Association of Paper Manufacturers Jurgen Schaller.

He noted that many products can become scarce under unstable conditions and the production of products Paper drying is quite expensive in terms of fuel, namely gas, because paper drying is resource-intensive.

“Paper production requires water, electricity, heat and personnel. The technology has been perfected, it cannot be changed quickly ”, – noted the specialist.

Due to the fact that the energy markets are experiencing instability and rising prices, part of the production in Germany is forced to reduce or to stop work.

In particular, 16% of companies have already announced a drop in production volumes.

Remember that Europe is experiencing an energy crisis due to the actions of “Gazprom”.

< p>The Russian company has in recent months reduced the flow of gas to the region due to problems with the gas turbine.

Also, from July 27, 2022, the volume of supplies via “Nord Stream” to Europe.

Earlier, TopNews wrote about what became known when Finland would stop supplying gas from Russia.

This decision came in a context of record sales.

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