Currency swap agreement extended for three years
The bilateral currency swap agreement between the Bank of Mongolia and the People's Bank of China has been successfully renewed on July 31 for another 3 years until 2023.
Mongolia to enjoy tariff discount on 10 thousand types of products by joining APTA
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) held a press briefing today to present actions being taken on expanding Mongolia’s trade and economic cooperation with its neighbor countries.
Mongolian Ambassador meets Cuba's Deputy Foreign Trade Minister
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Republic of Cuba Sh.Battsetseg on July 30 met with Deputy Foreign Trade Minister of Cuba Debora Rivas.
Commemorative coin issued for the Year of the Mouse
Mongolia like other countries issues commemorative coins in unique designs and small amounts to commemorate special historic events.
Mongolian-Turkish Chamber of Commerce and Industry convenes virtually
On July 27, the Mongolian-Turkish Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a virtual meeting Co-chaired by the chamber’s Co-Chairs Ersin Kaska and S.Boldkhet.
ADB to continue its program for herders in Mongolia
Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Z.Mendsaikhan met yesterday, July 29 with the delegation of ADB headed by Country Director Pavit Ramachandran.
Finance Minister participates in 2020 AIIB annual meeting
The 5th Annual Meeting of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank was held on July 28 and Minister of Finance Ch.Khurelbaatar took part in the meeting representing Mongolia.
Tavantolgoi-Gashuunsukhait railroad to be commissioned in 2022
During his working trip to Umnugobi aimag, Speaker of the Parliament G.Zandanshatar became familiarized with construction progress of Tavantolgoi-Gashuunsukhait railroad.
Int'l training on ‘Upscaling Shearing for Sheep Wool Quality Improvement’ organized
The international level training with national ownership on “Upscaling shearing for sheep wool quality improvement” was successfully organized in Mandalgovi City and Dalai Bagh of Saintsagaan Soum in Dundgobi Aimag, during 29th June – 5th July 2020.
Average market price of livestock products as of June
According to the report on the average market price of livestock in June 2020, the average price of castrated camel was at MNT 1.1 million, cattle was MNT 1.1 million, gelding was MNT 886.5 thousand, average price of wether sheep was MNT 185.9 thousand and average price of wether goat was MNT 126.6 thousand.
23.7 million livestock breed offspring in first half of 2020
In the first half of 2020, from expected 31.0 million of dam livestock at the end of 2019, 23.7 million (76.5%) bred offspring at national level, of which 80.8% were ewes, 74.2% were female goats, 71.2% were cows, 63.3% were mares and 47.4% were female camels.
Industrial production in statistics
According to the preliminary results, the gross industrial output reached MNT 6.6 trillion in the first half of 2020, showing a decrease of MNT 1.9 trillion (22.5%) from the same period of previous year.
Number of foreign tourists decreased by 73.8 percent
In the first half of 2020, 738.0 thousand passengers (double counting) have crossed the border of Mongolia, decreased by 2083.7 thousand or 73.8% compared to the previous year.
3,900 foreigners from 92 countries employed in Mongolia
In the second quarter of 2020, 3.9 thousand foreign workers from 92 foreign countries were employed with labour contract in Mongolia including persons in employment work for pay or profit and persons in volunteer work without pay or profit.
“Darkhan leather and hide processing complex holds capacity to diversify economy”
On July 18, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Z.Mendsaikhan became acquainted with the operations of the complex of the National Center for Livestock Gene Bank and the Institute of Plant and Agricultural Sciences in Darkhan city.
"What development means in a post pandemic Mongolia?"
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Mongolia has commissioned an initiative to explore the answers to “What development means in a post pandemic Mongolia? What continues? What is restored? What can never be redone? What new opportunities now exist?”.
Italian designer conducts training to Mongolian manufacturers
One of Italian famous designers Ivano Philippine conducted an online training to Mongolian leather goods manufacturers.
National currency in circulation reaches MNT 987.3 billion
The money supply (M2) reached MNT 21.2 trillion at the end of June 2020, increased by MNT 966.0 billion (4.8%) compared with the same period of the previous year. The main reason for this increase was resulted from MNT 1.4 trillion (47.1%) increase of time deposits in foreign currency, MNT 105.4 billion (4.7%) increase of current account in foreign currency
Tax revenue decreased by 15.8 percent
According to the preliminary results in the first half of 2020, the total revenue of the general government budget amounted to MNT 4.4 trillion, MNT 4.1 trillion of which accounted for equilibrated revenue. Total equilibrated revenue was 94.1% of general government budget revenue.
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