Domestic trade increasesEconomy
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In first half of this year, 25.6 thousand or 38.0% of 67.4 thousand entities were doing business in the whole and retailing sales nationwide.
Total selling of the both whole and retailing sales reached MNT 5,297.0 billion in first half of 2016, increasing by MNT 91.3 billion or 1.8% against the previous year. The sales of whole trade went up by MNT 284.8 billion or 10.8, whereas retailing sales declined by MNT 193.5 billion or 7.5% against the previous year. 92.1 per cent of the total whole and retailing sales were performed in the capital city.
In the period, total sales of the commercial sector decreased by 5.4-21.6% in Selenge, Khentii, Orkhon, Tov, Darkhan-Uul and Zavkhan aimags, whereas it increased by 0.7% to 2.2 times in other aimags and Ulaanbaatar city.