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Formalizing Mongolia’s Artisanal Mining Sector
Formalizing Mongolia’s Artisanal Mining Sector(0)

With the appointment of Mongolia’s new prime minister, Saikhanbileg Chimed, in November, expectations are high for the further development of Mongolia’s mining industry, which accounts for 18.5 percent of the country’s GDP. While large-scale mining operations often make headlines, as The Asia Foundation’s Bolormaa Purevjav recently wrote in this blog, there are an estimated 100,000

RIO TINTO CUTS SPENDING, DEFERS CAPEX, KEEPS DIVIDEND
RIO TINTO CUTS SPENDING, DEFERS CAPEX, KEEPS DIVIDEND(0)

Mining giant Rio Tinto Rio Tinto (LON, ASX:RIO) said Friday the severe slide in iron ore prices, one of the main commodities it mines, won’t affect long-time promised returns to shareholders next year, as it will keep lifting dividends. The company, which together with Brazil’s Vale (NYSE:VALE) and BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) leads the global iron

UNLIKE BHP, RIO TINTO TO PICK AND CHOOSE PROJECTS
UNLIKE BHP, RIO TINTO TO PICK AND CHOOSE PROJECTS(0)

Rio Tinto (LSE:RIO) is taking a different route than arch rival BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP). The mining conglomerate is keen on “cherry-picking” the brightest projects and companies the market has to offer. According to Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh, it doesn’t even matter what they’re digging up. “I am about the best projects—in the best segments,

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MONGOLIA’S POLITICIANS UNITE OVER ECONOMIC DOWNTURN
MONGOLIA’S POLITICIANS UNITE OVER ECONOMIC DOWNTURN(0)

Mongolia’s perpetually conflicted parties have cast aside their differences to form a “super coalition” in the face of numerous economic problems, such as falling commodity prices in the mining sector, the country’s most important industry. The ruling Democratic Party and its main opposition, the Mongolian People’s Party, have joined hands to tackle the problems, together

Mongolia politicians form super coalition
Mongolia politicians form super coalition(0)

Mongolia’s squabbling political parties have cast aside their differences and formed a super coalition to face up to a wave of economic problems amid the fall-off in commodity prices. The ruling Democratic party and the Mongolian People’s party, the main opposition party, have been joined by members of the Justice Coalition and Civil Will-Green party

Mongolia to form coalition government to ‘overcome’ economic crisis
Mongolia to form coalition government to ‘overcome’ economic crisis(0)

The Democratic Party’s (DP) recently appointed Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg will join hands with the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP), the opposition party in Parliament, to form a coalition government that promises to end the economic crisis without taking on more national debt. At Saturday’s MPP meeting, over 200 members of the party voted to form a

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Silver, Silk Roads and RMB internationalisation
Silver, Silk Roads and RMB internationalisation(0)

STUDENTS of Renminbi (RMB) internationalisation tend to forget that the globalisation of Chinese currency happened much earlier with copper coins, which were first standardised and minted in the Qin Dynasty (260 to 210 BC). My old Chinese art historian teacher used to tell me that Chinese coins and ceramic shards were the first durable global

Mongolia hosts international workshop to work towards joining APEC
Mongolia hosts international workshop to work towards joining APEC(0)

A two-day international workshop themed “Strengthening Mongolian National Capacity Building to join Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation” was cooperatively organized by the Academy of Diplomacy under the Mongolian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Economic Cooperation, the Research Center for General Coordination of Foreign Policy, and Konrad Adenauer Foundation, in Ulaanbaatar, on December 2 to 3. The workshop

MONGOLIA: THE RETURN OF THE EMPIRE AS ASIA’S NEW NEXUS
MONGOLIA: THE RETURN OF THE EMPIRE AS ASIA’S NEW NEXUS(0)

Astonishing rates of economic growth, ambitious infrastructure development plans, untapped investment opportunities and a thriving democracy combine to put Mongolia in the global spotlight. There are some places on earth that only a few of us have ever visited or even seen in pictures but whose mere names have captivated generations of would-be adventurers. Mongolia

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WHY DEVELOPMENT MATTERS: ECONOMIC GROWTH VS. DEVELOPMENT
WHY DEVELOPMENT MATTERS: ECONOMIC GROWTH VS. DEVELOPMENT(0)

The recent Annual Democracy Forum 2014 co-hosted by Botswana and International IDEA entitled has been another fresh look at the

Asia’s Frontier Markets Stand Out In A Slowing World
Asia’s Frontier Markets Stand Out In A Slowing World(0)

In this report on Asia’s frontier economies, we take stock of the recent developments and outlook of Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao

Fitch Affirms Mongolia at ‘B+'; Outlook Remains Negative
Fitch Affirms Mongolia at ‘B+'; Outlook Remains Negative(0)

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) HONG KONG, December 11 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Mongolia’s Long-Term

Fitch Affirms Mongolia at ‘B+'; Outlook Remains Negative
Fitch Affirms Mongolia at ‘B+'; Outlook Remains Negative(0)

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) HONG KONG, December 11 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Mongolia’s Long-Term

Guest post: Mongolia’s new government must move quickly to restore confidence
Guest post: Mongolia’s new government must move quickly to restore confidence(0)

By Marius Toime of Berwin Leighton Paisner Chimed Saikhanbileg, Mongolia’s incoming prime minister, must do more than simply continue the

MONGOLIA: The return of the empire as Asia’s new nexus
MONGOLIA: The return of the empire as Asia’s new nexus(0)

Astonishing rates of economic growth, ambitious infrastructure development plans, untapped investment opportunities and a thriving democracy combine to put Mongolia

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IFC Finance : Supports Mongolia’s Secured Transactions Reform, Expanding Access to Credit for Smaller Businesses
IFC Finance : Supports Mongolia’s Secured Transactions Reform, Expanding Access to Credit for Smaller Businesses(0)

In Beijing: Jing Yu Phone: +86 10 5860 3098 E-mail: jyu1@ifc.org In Hong Kong: Hannfried von Hindenburg Phone: +852 2509-8115 E-mail: hvonhindenburg@ifc.org

Michelmores extends international credentials in Mongolian bank deal
Michelmores extends international credentials in Mongolian bank deal(0)

Leading law firm Michelmores’ London office has advised private equity groups Bamboo Finance and Triodos Investment Management on the sale

BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ TO OPEN ITS REPRESENTATIVE
BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ TO OPEN ITS REPRESENTATIVE(0)

October 22, 2013 The Bank of Mongolia (BoM) has allowed the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd (BTMU) to open

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Mongolia’s urbanization
Mongolia’s urbanization(0)

Economic development has led to rapid growth of the real estate sector, particularly residential as more and more Mongolians find

Sino-Mongolian celebrations
Sino-Mongolian celebrations(0)

This year marks the joint celebration of Sino-Mongolian relations, with 2014 being the 65th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic

A Conversation with Mongolian Free Press Advocate Naranjargal Khashkhuu
A Conversation with Mongolian Free Press Advocate Naranjargal Khashkhuu(0)

As The Asia Foundation recently marked its 20th anniversary in Mongolia, Country Representative Meloney Lindberg sat down with Naranjargal Khashkhuu, president and CEO

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