Mongolia's meat exports totaled $146.5 million in 2018


Mongolia exported 547,000 tonnes of meat and meat products by the end of 2018, shipments reaching a value of $146.5 million, which is 1.9 times higher than the previous year's results.

Posted on Jan 30 ,09:59

Mongolia's meat exports totaled $146.5 million in 2018

Mongolian deputy prime minister Ulziisaikhan Enkhtuvshin said that this level is not enough and producers need to work on increasing the value of meat and launch a brand of organic meat, according to ARD.

Meat exports now account for 8.4% of the country's total export revenues.

“The Government of Mongolia has begun to develop policies aimed at improving the legal environment for the livestock industry, at strengthening the economic cycle, and promoting economic growth, investment and exports,” the Deputy Prime Minister said

The Mongolian official added that there is a tendency of increase in the number of livestock. Still, he underlined that the state of the pastures in the country is deteriorating, livestock deaths are becoming more frequent and animal disease are spreading.

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