ADB allocates $20 million to help developing members access vaccines for COVID-19
On November 17, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has allocated $20.3 million in technical assistance to help its developing members access vaccines for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and establish systems to enable equitable and efficient vaccine distribution.
Carried passengers by air transport decreased by 69.4 percent from previous year
RAIL TRANSPORT: In the first 10 months of 2020, 24.9 million tonnes of freight were carried by railway transport.
Non-performing loans in banking system amounted to MNT 2.0 trillion
At the end of October 2020, the total amount of outstanding loans to entities and individuals amounted to MNT 17.2 trillion, decreased by MNT 139.1 billion (0.8%) from the previous month, and by MNT 993.4 billion (5.5%) from the same period of the previous year.
National currency in circulation increased by 9.8 percent from previous year
The money supply (M2) reached MNT 22.5 trillion at the end of October 2020, increased by MNT 2.0 trillion (9.8%) compared with the same period of the previous year.
Number of securities traded at national stock market decreased by 58.5 percent in October
In the first ten months of 2020, securities worth of MNT 37.7 billion were traded at the national stock market, showing a decrease of MNT 99.0 billion (72.4%) compared to the same period of the previous year.
COVID-19: Local transmission cases reach 20
At 6pm, the Ministry of Health introduced the latest update on the COVID-19 tests in the country.
One COVID-19 case reported in Darkhan-Uul aimag
The State Emergency Commission reported press today that one new COVID-19 case was confirmed in Darkhan-Uul aimag; thus, it has decided to increase police and law enforcement agencies' capacity in the northern aimags of Mongolia.
Exports rise by 25.6 percent in October
According to the first ten months of 2020, Mongolia traded with 143 countries from all over the world, and the total trade turnover reached USD 10.4 billion, of which USD 6.0 billion were exports and USD 4.4 billion were imports.
Mining and quarrying gross output decreased by MNT 1.8 trillion
According to the preliminary results, the gross industrial output reached MNT 13.1 trillion in the first ten months of 2020, decreased by MNT 1.9 trillion (12.5%) from the same period of the previous year.
Total expenditure increased by 26.7 percent compared to previous month
According to the preliminary results in the first ten months of 2020, the total revenue of the general government budget was MNT 8.3 trillion.
Mongolia's COVID-19 cases reach 434
At today’s press briefing of the Ministry of Health, it was reported that three people have tested positive for COVID-19 after the laboratories nationwide carried out a total of 1762 tests yesterday.
14809 personnel working in risky conditions to receive bonus
Deputy Prime Minister Ya. Sodbaatar introduced the decision of the irregular Cabinet meeting held today.
COVID-19: Eight new cases reported
According to the Ministry of Health press briefing today, at 5pm, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mongolia has increased by eight since 11 am of the day.
No disruptions in food supply during lockdown
Ya. Sodbaatar, Head of the State Emergency Commission and Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia, gave press information on the present situation and decisions made at the meeting of a Council of the Head of the State Emergency Commission, held today, November 14.
Two doctors confirmed with COVID-19, the total reaches 416
The Ministry of Health today reported three laboratories of the National Center for Communicable Diseases tested 820 samples, resulted in the detection of three confirmed COVID-19 cases, including a four-year old child, whose repeated test result was reported yesterday evening.
Relevant officials instructed to resolve social issues of civil servants combating COVID-19
At today’s Cabinet Meeting, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh deputed relevant officials to resolve issues related to salary, bonus and social issues of civil servants, particularly health workers working on the frontline to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Intensive management staff for food supply formed
The State Emergency Commission held an urgent meeting at 8 pm yesterday, November 12.
A citizen of Selenge aimag tested positive for coronavirus
A citizen of Selenge aimag tested positive for the coronavirus. It was reported yesterday evening, November 12, by Minister of Health T. Munkhsaikhan during a press briefing of the State Emergency Commission.
Harvested potatoes increase by 26.5 percent from last year
The harvesting report showed that as of November 1, 393.9 thousand tonnes of cereals, 239.3 thousand tonnes of potatoes and 111.9 thousand tonnes of vegetables were harvested, and 968.9 thousand tonnes of hay, 30.6 thousand tonnes of handmade fodder and 3.2 thousand tonnes of silage crops were prepared.
In October, 146 twins born in Mongolia
At the national level, 63.4 thousand mothers gave birth in the first ten months of 2020, decreased by 1417 (2.2%) compared to the same period of the previous year. There were 197 (0.3%) home births registered, decreased by 1 (0.5%) compared to the same period of the previous year.