Mongolia-China-Russia forum focuses on Zamyn-Uud and Erenhot cooperation

2018-08-20 13:23:01
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A regular ‘Mongolia-China-Russia Economic and Trade Cooperation’ forum was held on August 17-19 in Erenhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China. Government delegates led by Deputy Speaker of Parliament Ya. Sanjmyatav and representatives of 130 member companies of the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) attended the forum and presented their products at the expo organized within the event.

A total of 38 companies from six regions of Russia and 800 companies from China participated the event, and agreements worth USD 1.3 billion were made.

S. Yanjinsuren, adviser to Deputy Prime Minister, conveyed greetings of U. Enkhtuvshin, Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia and Head of Mongolian side to Mongolia-China and Mongolia-Russia Intergovernmental Commissions on Trade, Economy, Science and Technology, to the Deputy Mayor of Erenhot Guo Pinwang.

During the forum, a special roundtable discussion on Economic Cooperation Zones in Zamyn-Uud and Erenhot was organized, at which Ts.Ganbold, advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia in charge of the Free Zones,  presented a detailed introduction on Mongolia's position on the establishment of joint zones along the borders of the two countries and the ongoing works in this regard. He noted that the process of establishing the economic cooperation networks based in Zamyn-Uud and Erenhot, which began in 2014, has intensified recently and the Government of Mongolia has endorsed Mongolia's proposal for the Intergovernmental agreement between the two countries and authorized relevant officials to start official talks with the Chinese side.

During the discussion, Governor of Zamyn-Uud Free Zone I. Batnasan and Deputy Mayor of Erenhot Guo Pinwang signed the document on intensifying agreement for cooperation region between People's Government of Erenhot and the Governor’s Office of Zamyn-Uud Free Zone.