Meeting meat demand: Mongolia to trade 17.9 percent of livestock www.news.mn
Mongolia is planning to trade 17.9 percent or 15.1 million head of livestock nationwide from 2018-2019. According to provincial administrations, they have planned to use 5.5 million for local meat demands and to trade 9.6 million animals.
A total of 52 meat plants are operational in Mongolia. The plants have the capacity of slaughtering 26.6 thousand livestock a day.
Former Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industries B.Batzorig recently reported that the number of Mongolian livestock has reached 84.4 million.