Mongolia exports 5.2 million tons of coal in 2020

The first trains of the Haoji Railway, loaded with coal, depart Haolebaoji South Railway Station in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Sept 28, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]. Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

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ULAANBAATAR, May 19, 2020, Montsame. As of May 18, 2020, Mongolia has exported coal worth USD 412 million or 5.2 million tons which decreased by 2.6 times from the same period of the previous year, Montsame reported.

Mongolia’s crude oil export also fell sharply. In particular, 2.4 million tons of petroleum was exported as of May 18, 2019, and it fell to 586 thousand tons or by 4 times in the same period of this year, according to the statistics of the Customs General Administration.

Mongolia’s total export reached USD 1.8 billion, showing the decrease of 41.7% compared with the same period of the previous year.

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