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Mongolia: Politics and Protests in 2023
January 19, 2023

Mongolia: Politics and Protests in 2023

Anand Tumutogoo, Bolor Lkhaajav, and Julian Dierkes discuss the factors behind Mongolia's December protests, and the likelihood of a repeat this spring.

Mongolia, China Look to Bolster Economic Activities in the Post-COVID Era
January 18, 2023

Mongolia, China Look to Bolster Economic Activities in the Post-COVID Era

By Bolor Lkhaajav
The end of China's zero COVID policies will allow Ulaanbaatar and Beijing to accelerate the pledges made during President Khurelsukh’s November visit to China.
Mongolia Unveils New Pro-Business Cabinet
September 07, 2022

Mongolia Unveils New Pro-Business Cabinet

By Amar Adiya
The quick Cabinet reshuffle is intended to strengthen PM Oyun-Erdene’s position and give him legislative support to push his liberalization and privatization agenda forward.

Mongolia Highlights ‘New Recovery Policy’ at Economic Forum
April 14, 2022

Mongolia Highlights ‘New Recovery Policy’ at Economic Forum

By Bolor Lkhaajav
One of the major takeaways was the partial privatization of some state-owned enterprises in a bid to attract foreign investment.

How Mongolia Turned the Tides of the Pandemic
December 09, 2021

How Mongolia Turned the Tides of the Pandemic

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Mongolia's strong vaccination and booster rates helped it overcome a spike in cases. Now the country is looking ahead to a post-pandemic recovery.

COVID-19 and Cashmere: Rethinking One of Mongolia’s Largest Industries
May 27, 2020

COVID-19 and Cashmere: Rethinking One of Mongolia’s Largest Industries

By Jacob Hafey
The current stagnation of the market has created a window to ensure that cashmere production can continue without ruining the land.

US-Mongolia ‘Third Neighbor Trade Act’ On The Way
November 17, 2018

US-Mongolia ‘Third Neighbor Trade Act’ On The Way

By Bolor Lkhaajav
If passed, the act has great potential to expand economic relations between the U.S. and Mongolia.
The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins
June 06, 2017

The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins

By Julian Dierkes
A horse-breeder, a judoka and a feng shui practitioner walk into a Mongolian polling station...

Why Chinese Money Is not the Answer to Mongolia's Economic Woes
October 20, 2016

Why Chinese Money Is not the Answer to Mongolia's Economic Woes

By Alexander Benard
Mongolia weighs IMF financing against Chinese alternative.

Interview: Mongolian Foreign Minister Lundeg Purevsuren
July 05, 2016

Interview: Mongolian Foreign Minister Lundeg Purevsuren

By Peter Bittner
The minister discusses the ASEM summit, the elections in Mongolia, and relations with China, Russia, and the U.S.

Mongolian People’s Party Routs Democratic Party in Parliamentary Elections
July 01, 2016

Mongolian People’s Party Routs Democratic Party in Parliamentary Elections

By Peter Bittner
Independent observers called the election orderly and competitive, but tainted by last-minute electoral legislation.
Tensions High as Mongolians Cast Ballots in Parliamentary Elections
June 29, 2016

Tensions High as Mongolians Cast Ballots in Parliamentary Elections

By Peter Bittner
Fears of potential unrest have led the capital city to ban public assembly, alcohol sales.

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