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News by Country: Mongolia

28 July 2020

Mongolia

·     COVID-19 means development setbacks for Mongolia: a UN Resident Coordinator’s blog (UN, 25 July 2020) 

·     Improvement of social protection services for herders discussed with FAP (Montsame, 23 July 2020) 

·     EUR 7.4 mln technical assistance to be provided to support employment and SDGs implementation (Montsame, 23 July 2020) 

·     Monitoring COVID-19 Impacts on Households in Mongolia (reliefweb, 22 July 2020) 

·     Number of foreign tourists decreased by 73.8 percent (Montsame, 22 July 2020) 

·     “What development means in a post pandemic Mongolia ?” (Montsame, 21 July 2020) 

·     Gender-based, domestic violence clients rise by 87 percent amid COVID-19 (Montsame, 21 July 2020) 

·     Special attention to be attached on employment (Montsame, 21 July 2020) 

·     Mongolia asks foreign governments to support its citizens abroad (Montsame, 20 July 2020) 

·     Registered unemployed decreased by 15.1 percent (Montsame, 20 July 2020) 

·     Tax revenue decreased by 15.8 percent (Montsame, 20 July 2020) 

·     Exports decreased by 28.2 percent (Montsame, 20 July 2020) 

·     ADB, Mongolia sign projects for COVID-19 shock response, economic cooperation zone, solid waste management (ADB, 2 July 2020) 

·     Over 11 thousand Mongolians repatriated since COVID-19 (Montsame, 1 July 2020) 

·     Mongolia’s economy is stuck between China, Russia and US (Nikkei Asia Review, 28 June 2020) 

·     Sustained reforms crucial for Mongolia’s long-term growth - ADB (ADB, 26 June 2020) 

·     Regulation on youth part-time employment adopted (Montsame, 22 June 2020) 

·     AIIB approves first loan to Mongolia in support of COVID-19 (Montsame, 19 June 2020) 

·     Social protection project to be implemented with ADB in pandemic response (Montsame, 19 June 2020) 

·     $20 million credit to support employment opportunities, workers, and employers in the wake of COVID-19 (World Bank, 19 June 2020)

·     10.8 million EUR budget support program to increase jobs and financial transparency (UB Posts, 4 June 2020) 

·     COVID-19 and Cashmere: Rethinking one of Mongolia’s Largest Industries (The Diplomat, 27 May 2020) 

·     Industrial production in statistics (Montsame, 15 June 2020) 

·     Non-performing loans in banking system amounted to MNT 1.9 trillion (Montsame, 12 June 2020) 

·     Banks defer repayments on MNT 500 billion of mortgage loans (Montsame, 12 June 2020) 

·     State Emergency Commission discusses COVID-19 related issues (Montsame, 11 June 2020) 

·     IMF approves US$99 min disbursement under rapid financing instrument to Mongolia (Montsame, 4 June 2020) 

·     UNDP to provide USD 200 thousand for Mongolia’s COVID-19 response (Montsame, 27 May 2020) 

·     Prime Minister gives address on COVID-19 response measures (Montsame, 26 May 2020) 

·     MNT213 billion spent on health sector (Montsame, 25 May 2020) 

·     Central bank to continue mortgage program with total funding of MNT 240 billion (Montsame, 20 May 2020) 

·     Mining and quarrying gross output decreased by MNT 1.3 trillion (Montsame, 18 May 2020) 

·     World Bank to help alleviate burden for the self - employed in the face of COVID-19 (Montsame, 18 May 2020) 

·     ADB, Mongolia sign 3 loans to boost COVID-19 response, renewable energy (Montsame, 15 May 2020) 

·     Parliament approves cashmere subsidy resolution (Montsame, 15 May 2020)

·     Children of Mongolians abroad to receive child allowance until October (Montsame, 14 May 2020)

·     ADB provides $30 million extra to Mongolia health project to fight COVID-19 (Montsame, 8 May 2020) 

·     Expenses for unemployment compensation grow by MNT 3.9 billion (Montsame, 8 May 2020) 

·     Government announces more measures to stimulate economy (Montsame, 7 May 2020)

·     6,595 borrowers request to defer consumer loan payment (Montsame, 5 May 2020) 

·     ‘Let’s save jobs’ online demonstration being held (Montsame, 1 May 2020) 

·     World Bank Group’s Response to COVID-19 in Mongolia (Montsame, 1 May 2020) 

·     Parliament approves resolution to ensure financial and economic stability during COVID-19 (Montsame, 30 April 2020) 

·     Mongolia has 425 ventilators available for COVID-19 health emergency (Montsame, 29 April 2020) 

 

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