Mongolian young dancers win medals at Dubai Dance Week
Mongolian young dancers A.Bayasgalan and B.Khosbolor participated in the dance competition of Dubai Dance Week, held in the United Arab Emirates on December 14-15
Mongolian dancers take part in international dance sport competition
‘Astana Open Championship-2019’ international dance sports competition was held in Astana, Kazakhstan on December 14-15.
Parliament of Mongolia and European Parliament hold 13th regular meeting
The 13th regular meeting between the Parliament of Mongolia and European Parliament was held in Brussels, Belgium on December 12.
Views exchanged on Gobi-Wolf 2020 exercise
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the Embassy of the United States and the United States Indo-Pacific Command traditionally co-organize ‘Gobi Wolf’ international exercise every year.
‘Transparent and Accountable Mining’ press briefing held
The Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry held today its monthly press conference ‘Transparent and Accountable Mining’.
Heads of Mongolian diplomatic missions see construction progress of railway
Heads of Mongolian diplomatic missions abroad are convening in Ulaanbaatar on December 13-19. On the sideline of the meeting, they worked in Dornogobi aimag on December 13-15, where they got acquainted with the construction progress of 414km Tavantolgoi-Zuunbayan railway.
State Secretary meets Chinese Ambassador
State Secretary of the Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry G.Nandinjargal received Chinese Ambassador to Mongolia Mr. Xing Haiming in connection with the completion of latter’s mission here.
ADB and XacBank sign private sector loan to support MSMEs
On December 16, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and XacBank signed a $30 million A loan agreement—as part of a financing package which includes cofinanciers—to support expansion of XacBank LLC’s financing to micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Mongolia, focusing on those owned by women and located outside Ulaanbaatar.
Burte Chono-2019 awards athletes of the year
A boxer E.Tsendbaatar was named the Best of the Best Athlete of 2019 and awarded the Burte Chono Trophy at the Burte Chono 2019 Festival which was held last Friday, December 13 at Convention Center of Corporate-2 Hotel.
UB Mayor meets Chinese Ambassador
Governor of the capital city and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar S.Amarsaikhan met with Chinese Ambassador Xing Haiming on December 12 in connection with the completion of latter’s mission here.
E-health training center opens
On December 13, World Bank Mongolia together with the Ministry of Health launched E-health training center.
422.6 million pieces of securities traded at national stock market in the first 11 months
In the first 11 months of 2019, 422.6 million pieces of securities worth of MNT156.7 billion were traded at the national stock market, which was decreased by MNT 79.8 billion (33.7%) compared to the same period of previous year. The number of traded securities decreased by 89.9 million pieces (17.5%) compared to the same period of previous year.
National currency in circulation shows 1.6 percent decrease at the end of November
The money supply (broad money or M2) reached MNT 20.4 trillion at the end of November 2019, showing a decrease of MNT 24.2 billion (0.1%) from the previous month, while it was increased by MNT 1.8 trillion (9.6%) from the same period of previous year.
Women make up 53 percent of total registered unemployed
In the first 11 months of 2019, the Labor and Social Welfare Services Agencies have recorded 76.9 thousand newly unemployed and 22.5 thousand registered persons were hired on a new job.
Parliamentary delegation attending 19th General Assembly of APPCED
Mongolian parliamentary delegation headed by deputy speaker Ya. Sanjmyatav is attending the 19th General Assembly of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians' Conference on Environment and Development (APPCED), taking place in Seoul, the Republic of Korea on December 9-12.
Rio Tinto notes Mongolian Parliament Resolution on Oyu Tolgoi
Rio Tinto notes the unanimous approval by the Mongolian Parliament of a Resolution that instructs the government to look for ways to improve the implementation of the Investment Agreement of 2009, the Amended & Restated Shareholder Agreement of 2011 and to improve the Underground Mine Development & Financing Plan of 2015.
Budget revenue amounted to MNT9.7 trillion
In the first 11 months of 2019, total equilibrated revenue and grants of the General government budget amounted to MNT 9.7 trillion and total expenditure and net lending amounted to MNT 9.2 trillion, resulting a surplus of MNT 486.7 billion in the equilibrated balance.
Imports increase by USD53.5 mln against previous month
In the first 11 months of 2019, Mongolia traded with 150 countries from all over the world and total trade turnover reached USD 12.6 billion, of which USD 7.1 billion were exports and USD 5.6 billion were imports.
Sales of industrial production increase by MNT1.9 trillion in the first 11 months of 2019
In the first 11 months of 2019, the gross industrial output reached MNT 16.0 trillion, showing an increase of MNT 1.8 trillion (12.8%) from the same period of previous year.