Mongolia to cooperate with China on Tavan Tolgoi rail project www.news.mn
Mongolia is planning to bring back to life the long-delayed and massive Tavan Tolgoi coal rail project in the south Gobi desert. Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh announced that his government will cooperate with China on the project.
Before New Year, Xing Haiming, Chinese Ambassador to Mongolia expressed Beijing's intention of cooperating with the Mongolian railway project to connect Tavan Tolgoi mine to the Gashuun Sukhait border crossings.
Located in the South Gobi desert, Tavan Tolgoi is home to the world’s largest high-quality coking coal deposit used in steelmaking, with reserves estimated in 7.5 billion tonnes. Mongolia is one of biggest coal suppliers to China.