Sales of industrial production increase by 14.3 percent
In the first 9 months of 2019, the gross industrial output reached MNT 13.0 trillion, showing an increase of MNT 1.7 trillion (15.0%) from the same period of previous year.
Total foreign trade turnover increases by 9.5 percent
In the first 9 months of 2019, Mongolia traded with 145 countries from all over the world and total trade turnover reached USD 10.5 billion, of which USD 5.9 billion were exports and USD 4.6 billion were imports.
Tax revenue increases by 21.2 percent
In the first 9 months of 2019, total equilibrated revenue and grants of the General government budget amounted to MNT 7.7 trillion and total expenditure and net lending amounted to MNT 7.3 trillion, resulting a surplus of MNT 484.6 billion in the equilibrated balance.
Births decrease in September
At the national level in the first 9 months of 2019, 58.1 thousand mothers delivered 58.5 thousand babies (live births), increased by 488 mothers (0.8%) and 563 live births (1.0%) compared to the same period of the previous year.
World Food Day to be marked on Sukhbaatar Square
Every October 16 is traditionally celebrated as a World Food Day. This year, the day will be celebrated in Mongolia under the theme of ‘Healthy Food- Healthy Eating Habits’.
State titles and medals conferred on peacekeepers
There are currently 14 peacekeeping mission led by the United Nations engaging over a hundred thousand peacekeepers from 125 countries.
Nighttime electricity tariff discount to be available from November 1
As a result of the construction of heating pipelines and sub-stations made with the investment of 2017-2018 state budget, a total of 139 buildings and facilities were connected to the central heating system. It has contributed to reduce coal consumption by 52.5 thousand tons. In 2018-2019, 171 ordinary and low pressure stoves were closed and buildings of 210 individuals and entities were connected to the central heating, noted Deputy Prime Minister U.Enkhtuvshin.
President meets Mongolists
President Kh.Battulga met with Mongolists who arrived Mongolia to take part in the international academic conference 'Bogd Khan-150: History, culture and heritage' held under the auspice of the President of Mongolia.
Sustainable Tourism Development Project launched in Khentii aimag
An opening ceremony for the Sustainable Tourism Development Project was held in Dadal soum of Khentii aimag on October 10,
Polar Star Order conferred on German Mongolist
President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga issued a decree on Awarding a Foreign National and conferred the state high decoration- Polar Star Order- on Dr.Udo Barkmann, German Mongolist.
Agreement on radio frequency coordination signed with China
The 3rd meeting between the administrations of Mongolia and People’s Republic of China on radio frequency coordination in border areas was held on October 9-11 in Beijing, China.
Nationwide harvesting reported
During the spring sowing 2019, 512.0 thousand hectares were cultivated for crop, including 364.8 thousand hectares for grain of which 340.0 thousand hectares were for wheat; 14.8 thousand hectares for potatoes, 8.0 thousand hectares for vegetables, 82.4 thousand hectares for oil plants and 42.0 thousand hectares for fodder plants.
‘Creative design’ event organized
Within ‘Creative city’ program for 380th anniversary of the capital, an event ‘Creative design’ was organized on October 10 at HUB Innovation Center.
Mongolia ranks 102nd in Global Competitiveness Report
The Global Competitiveness Report series released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) introduced this year’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI), in which Mongolia scored 52.6 point and stood at 102nd out of 141 countries.
27.2 thousand tons of meat exported
According to the statistics of customs office, a total of 27.2 thousand tons of meat, including 13.5 thousand tons of horse meat, 1045 tons of mutton and goat meat, 855 tons of by-products and 11.8 thousand tons of heat-processed meat has been exported in the first nine months of this year.
World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific Economic Update introduced
Weathering Growing Risks, the October 2019 edition of the World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific Economic Update, released today, was introduced at the press conference at World Bank Mongolia Office in Ulaanbaatar.
Foreign Minister meets Ambassador of Italy
Yesterday, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar received Ambassador of Italy to Mongolia Andrea De Felip in connection with latter’s complete of diplomatic mission here.
Opera and Ballet Theatre to open its 57th season
The State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet will open its 57th season with ‘Khukhuu Namjil’ Opera on October 5.
Friendship Medal conferred upon ADB Country Director for Mongolia
President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga issued a decree on awarding Ms.Yolanda Fernandez Lommen, ADB Country Director for Mongolia, with the ‘Friendship’ Medal.
Mongolian 17 athletes receive the Olympic scholarship
Mongolia’s 17 athletes have been qualified to receive Olympic Scholarships for Athletes ‘Tokyo 2020’. As a result of candidature submission by the Mongolian National Olympic Committee (MNOC) and sports’ federations for the consideration of the athletes, 17 athletes have been chosen to be involved in the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Solidarity Scholarships.