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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.1 code 271


  • Division: 2-3 - Manufacturing
  • Major Group: 27 - Manufacture of Paper and Paper Products
  • Group: 271 - Manufacture of pulp, paper and paperboard

Explanatory note

The manufacture of pulp, from wood, rags and other fibres and of paper, paperboard and fibre building paper. The coating, glazing and laminating of paper and paperboard is included, except for the manufacture of asphalted and tar-saturated paper, which is classified in group 329 (Manufacture of miscellaneous products of petroleum and coal), abrasive paper, which is classified in group 339 (Manufacture of non-metallic mineral products not elsewhere classified), sensitized paper, which is classified in group 392 (Manufacture of photographic and optical goods) and carbon and stencil paper, which is classified in group 399 (Manufacturing industries not elsewhere classified).

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