Foreign Minister meets UN Resident Coordinator
On January 14, Minister of Foreign Affairs N.Enkhtaivan met with UN Resident Coordinator in Mongolia Tapan Mishra.
Deficit of equilibrated balance reaches MNT4.5 trillion
According to the preliminary results of 2020, the total revenue of the general government budget was MNT 10.4 trillion, of which the equilibrated revenue of the general government budget amounted to MNT 9.4 trillion or 90.6% of the total revenue of the general government budget.
COVID-19: Locally acquired cases stand at 990
According to today’s press briefing on the COVID-19 situations, 12 people were diagnosed with the coronavirus as a result of the nationwide PCR testing that involved 16,854 people yesterday.
Promoting Mongolian livestock products on European and Swiss markets
Today, January 14, Stefanie Burri (Ph.D.), Head of Swiss Cooperation in Mongolia, and Benoit Meyer-Bisch, Deputy Head, Ts. Enkh-Amgalan, Green Gold Animal Health project manager, have met Ts. Mendsaikhan, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry.
Carried freight from all types of transport decreased by 12.6 percent in 2020
At the end of 2020, 60.3 million tonnes of freight were carried in total by all types of transport. Compared to the same period of the previous year, the carried freight was dropped by 8.7 million tonnes (12.6%).
Ten new cases of COVID-19 detected in Mongolia
At today’s press briefing on the COVID-19 situation, Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) A.Ambaselmaa provided updates on the latest test results.
Mongolia counts 67.1 million head of livestock
According to the preliminary result of the annual livestock census of 2020, heads of livestock in Mongolia totaled 67.1 million, of which 4.1 million horses, 4.7 million cattle, 472.9 thousand camels, 30.0 million of sheep, and 27.7 million goats.
Right incentives and mechanisms play major role in reducing herd size
As of 2019, Mongolia’s livestock number (70.9 million) exceeded the pasture carrying capacity by 33 million sheep equivalent heads, exceeded by 2-7 times in most aimags, and more than 70 percent of pastureland is degraded overall. These numbers indicate that the continuously increasing grazing pressure truly highlights the need for urgent and concrete actions in addressing the challenges.
Total COVID-19 cases reach 1469, with 909 recoveries.
Today, 13 new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Mongolia as a result of nationwide PCR testing that involved 16,975 people since yesterday.
Number of foreign workers in Mongolia dropped by 12.2 percent
At the end of December 2020, 4.0 thousand foreign citizens from 89 foreign countries worked in Mongolia under the labor contract to earn wage and income or voluntarily without the purpose of earning wage and income.
Foreign travelers visiting Mongolia decreased by 89.5 percent
In 2020, 1 361.1 thousand passengers (double counting) had crossed the border of Mongolia, decreased by 4.8 million or 78.4% compared to the previous year.
Exports decreased by 0.6 percent compared to previous year
In 2020, Mongolia traded with 146 countries from all over the world and the total trade turnover reached USD 12.9 billion, of which USD 7.6 billion were exports and USD 5.3 billion were imports.
COVID-19: Ulaanbaatar reports 14 new cases
According to the National Center for Communicable Diseases, 14 new cases of COVID-19 were detected in the country after performing PCR testing on 15,849 people nationwide within the past 24 hours.
Online meeting discusses potential activities to reduce greenhouse gas emission
Mongolia has developed its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), which was approved by the Government Decree No.407 of November 2019, with the aim to contribute to the Paris Agreement.
Mongolia registers three coronavirus vaccines
“Mongolia has developed and approved a vaccine registration regulation this week. Accordingly, the National Committee for Immunizatin and Human Drug Council have convened and registered three main vaccines released worldwide -- ‘Pfizer and BioNTech,’ ‘AstraZeneca’ and ‘Moderna’ in the Mongolian drug registry,” reported Minister of Health T.Munkhsaikhan during his press briefing yesterday, January 10.
Webinar on distribution of COVID vaccine takes place
The fourth webinar session of Mongolia India Business Forum 2020-21, held on January 7, was on the benefits application of technologies like Block Chain in the Distribution of COVID19 vaccine.
Strict lockdown to be eased with some businesses remaining closed
Today, the Emergency Commission of the capital city has announced that the current COVID-19 strict lockdown will be eased to the heightened state of readiness in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar from next Monday.Heightened state of readiness to be effective again from January 11
Foreign Minister meets virtually with heads of Mongolian diplomatic missions abroad
Yesterday, January 8, Foreign Minister N.Enkhtaivan held an online meeting with the heads of 46 Mongolian diplomatic missions abroad.
COVID-19: 13 new cases detected
“Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Mongolia, all in Ulaanbaatar, after involving 13,773 people in PCR testing nationwide yesterday, January 8,” reported A.Ambaselmaa, Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD, today.