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USD 100 million for Mongolia’s urban transport projects

The World Bank has approved a USD 100-million loan to support a sustainable urban transport project in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar, the bank’s office in Mongolia said Thursday.

The project is aimed at developing a comprehensive framework for sustainable urban

Mongolia keeps benchmark interest rate unchanged at 6 percent

MongolBank or the Central Bank of Mongolia announced on Wednesday that its monetary policy council has decided to keep the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 6 percent.

In addition, inflation is expected to be around the target rate of 6 percent

Mongolia’s inflation soars to 6.2 percent

Mongolia’s national consumer inflation reached 6.2% in May, up by 0.7% m/m, according to the country’s national statistics office.

Inflation was 5.6% in April.

The increase was affected by the increased price of consumer goods such as imported alcoholic beverages and tobacco

Supporting Mongolian SMEs to enter the European market

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU), together with the European Mongolian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EuroChamber Mongolia), recently announced launching a ‘SME Export capacity building’ project to pave the way for Mongolian

Women Empowerment Programme in Mongolian cashmere sector

The Sustainable Fibre Alliance and clothing brand J.Crew are supporting nomadic female herders with workshops designed to lift their economic and social standing. Despite having the potential to bring tremendous value to the cashmere supply chain, the Sustainable Fibre Alliance