Mongolia exports 27 mln tons of coal so far this year www.xinhuanet.com
ULAN BATOR, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia exported a total of 27 million tons of coal worth 2.1 billion U.S. dollars in the first three quarters of this year, official data showed Wednesday.
The figure is an increase of 1.5 million tons from the same period last year, the Mongolian Customs General Administration (MCGA) said.
Coal is Mongolia's main export. The landlocked Asian country exported 33.3 million tons of coal in 2017, official data from the Mongolian Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry showed.
The country aims to increase coal exports to 40 million tons in the coming years.