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Frontier_newswire Oct 05-11

Today's Frontier Newswire consists of the following headlines:

Politics

  • Mongolia parliament urged to reject amnesty bill            
  • Chairmen of Standing Committees to be released           
  • Cabinet meeting in brief              
  • China’s Defense Minister to arrive          
  • Mongolia-Canada roundtable meeting runs        
  • German President Joachim Gauck to pay a state visit to Mongolia
  • Mongolian Parliament appoints new Chairman of the State Budget Standing Committee               

Foreign Relations            

  • Ambassador of Belarus Stanislav Chepurnoy meets Mongolian Foreign Minister Lundeg Purevsuren      
  • US, Japan and Mongolia: Don’t Forget Asia’s Other Trilateral      
  • Mongolian school a diplomatic channel to Pyongyang    
  • L.Purevsuren meets with Cuban counterpart     
  • Mongolian and Lithuanian FMs discuss cooperation        
  • Newly appointed US Ambassador presents credentials 

Economy

  • Balance of Payments for first 8 months of 2015 
  • WB will support Labor Ministry’s projects            
  • Mongolia tackles US dollar raise               
  • Draft amendment to excise tax to be submitted to parliament  
  • Government Procurement Agency of Mongolia saved MNT 42 billion from state budget               
  • World Bank: Mongolia will see slower growth and lower public revenues this year           
  • Mongolia ranked 104th on the 2015 Global Competitiveness Index
  • Parliament ratifies AIIB founding articles

Banking

  • First JCB Card in Mongolia introduced by State Bank of Mongolia              

Mining

  • RC Inspection Mongolian Laboratory is ISO 17025 accredited        
  • Belarus, Mongolia to cooperate in minerals extraction    
  • Thermal coal imports to China are collapsing       
  • Tavantolgoi JSC raise its coal price             
  • Mongolia exports 7 tons of gold               
  • Gloomy Forecast for a Rusty Market      
  • Coal reserves at Baganuur reach 800 million tons              
  • “Financing of Gold Extraction” contract signed   

Industry

  • Production of fruit juice and tea will expand in Mongolia with EBRD loan to MCS Coca-Cola          
  • Middle-term strategy for state policy on industry approved        
  • Industrial forum to run 

Agriculture 

  • MNT 1.2 billion worth of agricultural products sold at "Autumn Green Days" expo            
  • Grain harvest at 46.2%   

Energy

  • Chinese company to execute infrastructure for Eg River Power Plant     
  • Solar Power Plant to be built      

Railway

  • MTZ authorities say owning 100 percent of the TT railroad is risky for Mongolia  
  • “UB Railway” Transportation costs to increase   

Ulaanbaatar 

  • “Auto Trading Complex” opens
  • UB and Novosibirsk cities signed the Sister City Agreement         
  • Head of City Council of Seoul visiting      
  • New 1% tax rate comes into force in Ulaanbaatar            
  • City provides additional budget for ger area redevelopment      
  • UB City seeks cooperation with Bill Gates Foundation     

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