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Mongolia|economy|September 9, 2020 / 09:56 AM
Mongolia increases coal exports
Photo: Montsame

AKIPRESS.COM - Statistics released by the Mongolian Customs General Administration shows that Mongolia’s coal export increased significantly last month, Montsame reported.

The number of coal freight trucks crossing Gashuunsukhait, Shiveekhuren, Yarant and Khangi border checkpoints have reached pre-coronavirus level.

In the first eight months of 2020, export of coal made up 26 percent of Mongolia’s total export.

More specifically, 15.2 million tons of coal worth USD 1.16 billion were exported in the given period, of which 3.6 million tons were exported in August.

The figure shows that the coal export in August increased by nearly two times compared to July.

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