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Mongolian toilet paper improves productivity

Khugjil Trade, a toilet paper producer, was established in the 1990s. To improve their productivity, they needed to learn how to make their processes more efficient. With an advisory project funded by the EU, they streamlined production and managed to introduce several new products, including wet tissues, pocket napkins and four-piece toilet paper. The company also opened a plant in Umnugobi province, which provided new job opportunities for the local population in southern Mongolia. Since the project, Khugjil Trade has managed to reduce its overall operating costs and seen its turnover increase by 84 per cent and labour productivity improve by over 40 per cent.


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