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Jonathan Stacey

Mongolia mining 

Mongolia’s Small-Scale Miners Play Critical Role in Safeguarding Natural Resources

October 12, 2016


Over the last two decades, Mongolia’s mining industry has supported the country’s economic and industrialization agenda, catapulting the country to one of the world’s fastest growing economies in 2013. According to government statistics, mining and quarrying accounted for 23 percent of GDP in 2014, and by May 2015, mineral exports accounted for 87… Read more


Formalizing Mongolia’s Artisanal Mining Sector

December 3, 2014


With the appointment of Mongolia’s new prime minister, Saikhanbileg Chimed, in November, expectations are high for the further development of Mongolia’s mining industry, which accounts for 18.5 percent of the country’s GDP. While large-scale mining operations often make headlines…