Austrian Paper Industry Sees Lack in Skilled Workers
Last year, the domestic paper industry recovered. The new challenge would be to attract sufficient skilled workers.
In 2011, the Austrian paper industry recovered and reached the pre-crisis level. Sales reached 1.08 million tons (+0.7%), revenues came at € 2.11bn (+10.4%). Exports reached 678,000 tons, which is an increase by 2.6%. The export revenues totaled € 1.4bn. As a result, the export quota was 67.3%. Gross earnings amounted to € 800m.
The business cycle is relatively flat. Hence,…