AKIPRESS.COM - In the first three months of 2021, Mongolia exported 298.4 thousand tons of copper concentrate. The figure shows an increase of 21.4 thousand tons or 7.7 percent, according to the Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry.
The export of coal reached 6,250,900 tons, showing an increase of 3,281.2 thousand tons or 110 percent, Montsame reports.
1,187.7 thousand barrels of petroleum was exported between January 1 and March 21, showing an increase of 883.2 thousand tons or 290 percent from the previous year.
The country also exported 1,649.4 thousand tons of iron ore and concrete and it is a decreased performance by 206.2 thousand tons or 11.1 percent.
Furthermore, the Bank of Mongolia bought 2,479.5 thousand tons of precious metal in the first three months of this year. It is a reduced performance by 2,501.8 kg or 50.2 percent compared to the same period of last year.