Business news from Ukraine


18 February , 2020  

Kokhavynska paper factory (Lviv region), a tissue and toilet paper producer (the Kokhavynka trademark), in January 2020 increased production by 2.8% compared with January 2019, to UAH 42.09 million.
According to the UkrPapir association, production of paper at the factory in kind decreased 5.7%, to 3,150 tonnes. At the same time, production of toilet paper fell by 10.5%, to 8.6 million rolls (a total of 55 million rolls was made in Ukraine in January 2020, a rise of 1.7%).
Kokhavynska paper factory has been operating since 1939. The factory producers base paper for hygienic goods, toilet paper and paper towels. The capacity of paper making machines is 19,000 tonnes per year, processing equipment 90 million rolls a year.
The factory exports about 40% of the products. The main consumers abroad are the Czech Republic, Romania, as well as companies from Belarus, Moldova, Hungary, and the Netherlands.
As reported, in 2019, the factory produced goods worth UAH 547.64 million, which is 1.6% more than a year earlier, paper production grew by 2.3%, to 37,900 tonnes.