External trade balance resulted in surplus

2016-11-14 16:55:56

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In October, Mongolia traded with 157 countries. The overall trade turnover amounted to USD 6,994.6 million, of which 3,726.2 million was constituted by exports and 2,768.4 million – by imports.

The overall trade turnover decreased by USD 595.8 million or 8.4 percent compared to that for the last year. In specific, exports fell by USD 200.5 million or 5.1 percent and imports –by 395.3 million or 12.5 percent.

The external trade balance rose to USD 957.7 million against the same period of last year, by USD 149.8 million.