Trade representative office to be established in Tokyo

2018-12-13 15:35:28

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Chairman of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Hiroyuki Ishige paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh. During the meeting, the parties exchanged views on progress of implementation of Mongolia-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement.

Mr. H.Ishige expressed his delight with the improvement of bilateral trade turnover and business relations. He also emphasized that training of Mongolian engineers in Japan is a matter of high priority. As of 2017, the number of Mongolian students studying in Japan was 2517, which is high indication considering the nation’s population, noted the chairman. In addition, Mr. H.Ishige stressed that Japanese enterprises face some difficulties in doing business in Mongolia and asked the Prime Minister to pay attention to it.


Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh said that Mongolian government is giving great importance to the protection of investors’ interest and working to establish Trade Representative Office in Tokyo in order to provide foreign investors with comprehensive investment information and increase opportunities for their business development. Prime Minister expressed willingness to cooperate closely with JETRO on implementation and efficiency improvement of the Economic Partnership Agreement, which took effect in June 2016.