Fact Sheet

 Mongolia

Mongolia

Official Title:
Mongolia


General Information

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
5-year trade
Canada - Mongolia
Year Exports Imports
2010 $26,825,007 $231,696,694
2011 $91,319,653 $242,177,665
2012 $71,925,225 $166,473,086
2013 $36,052,345 $129,953,657
2014 $7,945,651 $1,370,382
Product trade (2014)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Mongolia
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $
02 Veg. Prod. $236,119 $12,714
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $2,746 $23,648
04 Food Prod. $38,054 $99,869
05 Mineral Prod. $5,210 $91
06 Chemical Prod. $30,771 $86,156
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $80,935 $8
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $1,236 $6,578
09 Wood Prod. $437,040 $1,032
10 Paper Prod. $2,712 $2,847
11 Textiles Prod. $53,949 $790,620
12 Dress Access. $16,160 $14,100
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $122,915 $12,408
14 Precious Metals/stones $946 $114
15 Base Metal Prod. $710,567 $3,006
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $4,819,619 $169,880
17 Vehicles and Equip. $846,862 $242
18 Specialized Inst. $479,035 $86,113
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $9,958 $59,399
21 Antiques $ $

Capital: Ulaanbaatar
Population (million): 2.925
Total Area: 1,600,000km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 1631.85 Mongolian Tugrik (MNT)(2014)
National Holiday: Naadam, July 11
Language(s): Khalka Mongol, Turkic, Russian, Chinese


Political Information

Type of State:
Republic

Type of Government:
Mixed parliamentary/presidential

Head of State:
President Tsakhiiagin ELBEGDORJ

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Norov ALTANKHUYAG

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs and Trade: Luvsanvandan BOLD
Defence: Dashdemberel BAT-ERDENE
Minerals and Energy: Davaajav GANKHUYAG

Main Political Parties:
Mongolia People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP); Democratic Party; Civil Will Party (CWP); Green Party (Civil Movement Party)

Elections:
Presidential: June 26, 2013; Legislative: June 2016


Economic Information (2014)

Comparative figures
Type Mongolia Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 13.23 1975.58
GDP per capita: ($) 4523.34 55662.75
GDP growth rate: (%) 7.82 2.53
Inflation: (%) 12.91 1.9
Unemployment: (%) 8.77 6.92

Trade and Investment (2014)

Canadian exports to country: $7,945,651
Canadian imports from country: $1,370,382
FDI in Canada: $ million (2013)
CDI in Mongolia: $ million (2013)


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Radnaabazar ALTANGEREL

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Greg Goldhawk


April 2015
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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