Copper export amounts to 1.29 tons in 11 months www.zgm.mn
As of November 2019, Mongolia exported a total of 1.29 million tons of copper concentrate at USD 1.67 billion, according to the National Statistical Office (NSO). Moreover, coal exports totaled 34.9 million tons in the first 11 months, which is 83 percent of the 2019 target of 42 million tons. This is a 1.4 percent decrease in terms of a physical quantity and 8.4 percent in monetary value year-on- year. Oyu Tolgoi previously reported that the concentration of copper and gold has decreased from the previous year. Exports of mineral products, textiles and textile articles, natural or cultured stones, precious metals jewelry made up 95.6 percent of total export. On the other hand, 68.5 percent of imports was mineral products, machinery, equipment, electric appliances, transport vehicle, and its spare parts and food products.