Mongolia has exported a total of 40 thousand tons of meat to China, Russia, Vietnam, Japan, Iran and Kazakhstan this year.
In recent years, meat export to Hong Kong, Iran and Vietnam have been growing. Some 80 percent of the total revenue from meat exports accounts for horse meat and supply of mutton, goat meat and beef showed significant increase.
Mongolia earned approximately MNT400 billion (about USD160 million) from meat export 2018.
Mongolians consume around 10-12 million head of livestock or 300-400 tons of meat per year; thus, the country is potential to put 9 million head of livestock into economic circulation and export over 180 thousand tons of meat, apart from the supply of entire domestic meat needs.