AmCham Co-Hosts Roundtable Discussion with U.S. EmbassyEconomy
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Mongolia co-hosted a Roundtable Discussion on June 13 with the U.S. Embassy, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and members of the U.S. Agribusiness Exploratory Trade Delegation led by Mr. Patrick Santillo, Deputy Assistant Secretary for China and Mongolia for the U.S. Department of Commerce and Dr. Muralidhar Bandla, Regional Manager, Asia & Pacific for APHIS/USDA.
The Roundtable convened over 30 participants, including leading representatives of the Mongolian agricultural sector, IFI’s, NGO’s, the U.S Embassy, and AmCham members to discuss financial and business opportunities for Mongolia’s agricultural sector.
The U.S. Agribusiness Exploratory Trade Delegation is traveling to Mongolia to explore the current state of the agricultural sector, including equipment supply, technology, services, and products, ranging from dairy, crops, meat, hides, and skins.
During his media interview at the Roundtable, Mr. Patrick Santillo, Deputy Assistant Secretary for China and Mongolia for U.S. Department of Commerce, highlighted the importance of the Transparency Agreement by saying, “The Transparency Agreement is an important step in encouraging U.S. companies, as well as other foreign companies to invest in Mongolia.”
“The U.S. Embassy organizes a number of events in association with the AmCham Mongolia and other business entities here to promote agricultural development in Mongolia.”, said Dr. Michael Richmond, Senior Commercial Specialist for the U.S. Embassy Ulaanbaatar during the Roundtable, reports the American Chamber of Commerce in Mongolia.