Trial e-Auction of Coal Export Conducted Successfully
Mongolia will sell coal at border prices instead of mine-mouth prices through commodity exchange from February 1. Ensuring the preparation of transparent online trading, the parties involved in the coal trade, including those interested in selling and buying coal, participated in the trial e-auction of coal export.
Mongolia to Host Continental CS:GO Tournament
Esports tournament organizer BLAST has announced the locations for three CS:GO (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive) Regional Major Ranking (RMR) tournaments with a prize pool of USD 1.25 million. For the first time in four years, the RMRs will be organized separately in European, Asian, and American regions.
Interest Rates of Bonds Decreased from 11-12 percent to 8
At the Cabinet meeting held yesterday, Minister of Finance B. Javkhlan informed that a new five-year USD bond was successfully issued and traded to refinance the “Gerege” and “Khuraldai” bonds.
Mongolian Companies Supply Cashmere to Chanel and Schneiders
The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry informed that twelve new cashmere dehairing plants were under construction. Thus, Mongolia will have 43 plants in total once they start operating.
Financing Agreement for Smart Government II Project Signed
Minister of Finance B. Javkhlan and the World Bank Country Manager Andrei Mikhnev signed the Financing Agreement for the Smart Government II Project today. The project is funded with a USD 40.7 million credit from the World Bank.
Views Exchanged on Organizing Mongolia-Turkey Tourism Forum
In connection with the decision of the Government of Mongolia to declare 2023-2025 as “Years to Visit Mongolia”, the events to promote culture, history, and tourism through auto rallies will be organized in cooperation with the Government of Turkiye.
B.Battsetseg: Mongolia's reputation on global arena has notably improved
The following is the interview with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia B. Battsetseg.
Researches on Undur Gegeen’s Legacy Published as a Magazine
In dedication to the 90th anniversary of the establishment of Uvurkhangai aimag, “Undur Gegeen and His Legacy” International Academic Conference was organized under the auspices of the governor of the aimag and the “Nomadic Studies” magazine, a collection of the outstanding research papers presented during this academic conference, was published.
Mongolian Teams Win 4th and 5th Places at PUBG Mobile Global Championship
The PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC) was organized in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 6-8. The tournament was jointly organized by James Yang, director of PUBG Mobile Global Esports, the Esports Federation of Indonesia, and the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy.
The 23rd Asian Physics Olympiad to be held in Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The 23rd Asian Physics Olympiad is going to be held in Mongolia from May 22 to 30, 2023.
Prime Minister Appoints New Ministers
On January 5, Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene presented the proposal to appoint Minister of Economy and Development Ch. Khurelbaatar as the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Development, S. Chinzorig as a Cabinet member and a Minister of Health, Kh. Bulgantuya as a Cabinet member, Minister of Mongolia, and Chair of the National Commission of Border Port Recovery and Ts. Davaasuren as a Cabinet member and a Minister of Construction and Urban Development to State Great Khural within the scope of his power granted by the Constitution.
Temporary Exemption from Visa Requirements for Citizens of Some Countries to Visit Mongolia
In connection with the decision of the Government of Mongolia to declare 2023-2025 as the “Years to visit Mongolia”, the Cabinet has made a decision to temporarily exempt from visa requirements for the nationals of the following 34 countries who are traveling to Mongolia for tourism purposes. This includes 32 developed European countries, Australia, and New Zealand, which lead the number of tourists visiting Mongolia.
Earnings of Mongolian E-sports Players Reach USD 1.8 Million
According to esportsearnings.com, 202 Mongolian E-sports players have been awarded a total of USD 1.8 million in prize money from 279 tournaments and ranked 58th in the world.
Turkish Airlines and MIAT Mongolian Airlines Announce Codeshare Agreement
Turkish Airlines and MIAT Mongolian Airlines will leverage their respective networks to maximize opportunities for travelers.
Opening of New Logistics Center to Allow 700 Trucks to Cross Borders Everyday
In the framework of the Mongolian government's “New Revival Policy'', the old Zamiin-Uud border checkpoint in Dornogobi aimag is under renovation to meet international standards with the funding of the Chinese government’s non-refundable aid.
A New Economic Pillar: Cultural and Creative Industry
The cultural and creative industry is described as a big market which generates USD 2.2 trillion and employs over 29 million people in the research report by UNESCO.
E. Orchlon: Our platform will be a starting point for getting everyone involved in the fight against climate change
MONTSAME News Agency interviewed Mr. Orchlon Enkhtsetseg who is the Founder and CEO of URECA, a climate-tech startup that is working to make climate investing and carbon offsets more accessible for everyone across the world.
President Issues Decree on Restoring Mongolia’s Ancient Capital
On the occasion of the 111th Anniversary of the Victory of the National Liberation Movement and the Restoration of Independence of Mongolia, President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh issued a decree, instructing the Government of Mongolia to restore the ancient capital of the Great Mongol Empire, Kharkhorum.