Deputy chief of NEMA attending high-level expert consultation in Islamabad
Deputy Chief of the National Emergency Management Agency, Colonel Ts.Ganzorig is attending the High-Level Expert Consultation on Disaster Information Management in Islamabad, Pakistan on February 19-20.
Inter-city traffic movement to be suspended during Tsagaan Sar
The State Emergency Commission held a meeting today.
Mongolia’s photo exhibition to open in Warsaw
Chairman of the Citizens' Representatives Khural (City Council) of Ulaanbaatar R.Dagva met with Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Mongolia Kshyshtof Boiko on February 19.
MIAT cancels flights to Bangkok and Tokyo
Due to Covid-19 outbreak in China, MIAT Mongolian Airlines yesterday announced its cancellation of flights to/from Bangkok and Tokyo until March 29.
Cabinet meeting in brief
At its regular meeting on February 19, the Cabinet discussed the following issues.
Helicopters and firefighting vehicles to be supplied from France
At its regular meeting on February 19, the Cabinet discussed a draft loan agreement for the project ‘Establishment of a unit responsible for emergency air rescue operations at NEMA and distribution of helicopter and firefighting vehicles’ to be implemented within financial agreement between the governments of Mongolia and France, and deputed Finance Minister to sign the loan agreement.
Six aimags impose a temporary vehicle movement ban
In connection to the government's decision to raise the state of readiness amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, emergency commissions of aimags in Mongolia have been making their decisions to restricts movements across their territories during the Tsagaan Sar Holiday.
Period of heightened state of readiness extended until March 30
The Cabinet today decided to extend the period of heightened state of readiness that Mongolia is now experiencing in the prevention of Covid-19 infections, until March 30, 2020.
Mongolia’s action for improving social protection introduced
Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Protection S.Mungunchimeg attended the 58th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD58) held on February 10-19 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Uvs aimag at risk of dzud disaster
With a purpose to assess wintering conditions, an operative team headed by Deputy Prime Minister U.Enkhtuvshin and First Deputy Head of National Emergency Management Agency, Brigadier General G.Ariunbuyan worked in Uvs aimag on February 16-17.
83.2 percent of the sales of mining and quarrying production exported
By the preliminary results of January 2020, the gross industrial output reached MNT 1.1 trillion, showing a decrease of MNT 191.4 billion (14.5%) from the same period of the previous year.
Deficit in trade balance reaches USD 14.3 million
In January 2020, Mongolia traded with 116 countries from all over the world and total trade turnover reached USD 932.3 million, of which USD 459.0 million were exports and USD 473.3 million were imports.
Non-performing loans in banking system increased by 0.6 percent
At the end of January 2020, the total amount of outstanding loans to entities, enterprises and citizens amounted to MNT 18.1 trillion, increased by MNT 871.7 billion (5.1%) from the same period of the previous year.
Turquoise Hill announces the submission of the Feasibility Study for the Tavan Tolgoi Power Plant Project
Turquoise Hill Resources on February 17 announced the submission of the Feasibility Study for the Tavan Tolgoi Power Plant (TTPP) Project to the Government of Mongolia by Oyu Tolgoi LLC.
‘Build Mongolia-2020’ expo to take place in April
‘Build Mongolia-2020’ international construction, mining, road and renewable energy expo is scheduled to be organized at Buyant-Ukhaa Sport Complex on April 2-4 with the support of the Ministry of Construction and Urban Development.
Individuals’ savings make up 85.6 percent of total time deposit
The money supply (broad money or M2) reached MNT 20.5 trillion at the end of January 2020, increased by MNT 0.9 trillion (4.6%) compared with the end of the previous year.
Gobi-Altai aimag hit by earthquake again
A 4.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded today at 11.14 am in Jargalan soum of Gobi-Altai aimag.
Mongolian delegates of tourism sector take part in international exhibition
At the initiative of the Mongolian Tourism Association (MAT), Mongolia’s business representatives participated in the international tourism exhibition ‘Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show -2020’, held on February 15-16.
Tax revenue reaches MNT656.4 billion in January
In January 2020, general government budget revenue amounted to MNT 767.7 billion by preliminary results, MNT 708.4 billion of which accounted for equilibrated revenue. In January 2020 for general government budget revenue structure, 92.3% was accumulated from equilibrated revenue.
Total value of companies operating at stock markets reaches MNT2.7 trillion.
In January 2020, 14.7 million pieces of securities worth of MNT 4.2 billion were traded at the national stock market, which is decreased by MNT 17.8 billion (80.8%) and 4.2 million pieces of securities (22.0%) compared to the same period of the previous year, and decreased by MNT 502.3 billion (10.6%) and 13.1 million pieces (47.0%) from the previous month.
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