98.5 percent of nitrogen fertilizers being imported from Russia

2022-03-15 11:42:50

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolia imports more than 98 percent of its nitrogen fertilizers, 98.4 percent of wagon imports (goods transported by railway), 88.6 percent of oil products, 84.3 percent of natural gas and 62 percent of iron armature from Russia. 

Last year, USD 5.9 billion was spent on imports of non-food products, with 38.4 percent of this amount being imports from European countries and 27.5 percent from Russia.

According to the National Statistics Office of Mongolia, 46.8 percent of pharmaceutical products, 54.5 percent of body skin care products and 49.1 percent of detergents were imported from European countries.