Goods in warehouses of Erlian border checkpoint to be shipped to Ulaanbaatar within August

2021-08-03 10:22:28

Ulaanbaatar. /MONTSAME/. Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia S.Amarsaikhan and other officials had acquainted with works being done at Zamyn-Uud border checkpoint as well as its current situation.

Prime Minister of Mongolia L.Oyun-Erdene charged relevant officials to turn Zamiin-Uud soum of Dornogobi aimag into a green zone, increase freight flow, and eradicate corruption and bureaucracy, which is expected to have a significant impact on intensification of export and import freight flow.

Representatives appointed by the cabinet working at the checkpoint resolved some issues as following:

  •         Two automatic decontamination facilities have been put into operation and vehicles are being decontaminated in accordance with the standards
  •       Medical and protective clothing changing/dressing points for freight vehicle drivers to ensure infection control regimes
  •    Tests were taken from one member of all households in Zamiin-Uud soum within the framework of ‘One door-one test’ measure.
  •           a 10-day quarantine regime has been imposed to curb the spread of the pandemic in the soum.

Additional 50 trains are being used for transport

As a result of the measures taken by the officials, the number of freight vehicles crossing the border through Erlian and Zamiin-Uud border checkpoints has increased to 110 for export vehicles and 150-170 for import.

In addition, 50 trains have been used to transport the containers bound for Mongolia a day  that were stuck at the border crossing port. Domestic military officers are being mobilized at railway transport.

Currently, there is no congestion and delays of loaded vehicles. Transportation of long-delayed shipment in the warehouse is expected to be completed by August.

Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia S.Amarsaikhan instructed to complete the import of aforementioned goods within the first week of August. The corresponding officials also has been charged to investigate and take measures on the issue related to the artificially raising transportation prices.