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Mongolia|economy|February 11, 2020 / 10:41 AM
Mongolia freezes coal export to China over coronavirus

AKIPRESS.COM - Mongolia is currently exporting coal through two main border crossings with China; others have been closed in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, which has hit over 20 countries, news.mn reported.

At the Gashuun Sukhait Border Crossing, each day 110-120 coal trucks are entering China; this represents a nine to tenfold decrease.

At Shivee Khuren, another Mongolian border crossing, only 50-60 coal trucks are entering to China per day; a decrease of 9-10 times.

According to data from the Mongolian Customs Administration: the country earned 169.2 million U.S. dollars from coal exports to China in January 2020.

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