PM L.Oyun-Erdene: The time has come for Mongolia to export value-added livestock productsEconomy
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On May 12, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene became acquainted with the construction of the Darkhan hide and leather complex being built in Khongor soum, Darkhan-Uul aimag.
The construction project was launched on 18 hectares of land in 2018, with plans to establish 13 factories and plants that have the annual capacity to process 10 million pieces of hides, 10,000 tons of wool, and 1,000 tons of cashmere. By putting the complex into operation, about 7,500 job opportunities are estimated to be created.
As of today, the construction of the wool processing factory is at 86 percent, with substation at 95 percent, wastewater treatment plant at 80 percent, interior heating system at 50 percent, 3.9 km exterior heating system at 70 percent, foundation of the large cattle hides processing factory at 18 percent.
The Government has recently announced 100 projects of high priority. One of the projects is this particular complex that will process livestock commodities for the export of value-added products. Noting that the establishment of the complex will be comprehensively supported by the government, the Prime Minister highlighted that the time has come for Mongolia to diversify the livestock sector and export value-added products.