Revenue from gold export increased by USD 800 million compared to previous yearEconomy
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Revenue from gold export has increased by USD 800 million compared to the same period of previous year, the Bank of Mongolia reports. As of October 20, the Central Bank purchased 18.9 tons of precious metals and it is a seven ton rise compared to the same period of last year.
The Central Bank made an estimation to raise foreign currency reserve by USD 1.2 billion this year by purchasing 21 tons of precious metals. The amount of foreign currency reserve reached USD 3 billion and 697 million at the end of September, showing an increase of 1.2 percent from the previous month. The Central Bank is providing soft-loan financing to gold mining companies within the framework of “Gold-2” program.