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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
2009 $4,896,374 $158,911,884
2010 $26,825,007 $231,696,694
2011 $91,319,653 $242,177,665
2012 $71,925,225 $166,473,086
2013 $36,206,292 $129,953,108
Product trade (2013)
21 HS Chapters
Canada - Mongolia
Chapter Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $62 $1,190
02 Veg. Prod. $22,032 $11,146
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $
04 Food Prod. $59,812 $229,010
05 Mineral Prod. $48,809 $504
06 Chemical Prod. $23,670 $2,969
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $3,466,185 $108
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $1,585 $2,086
09 Wood Prod. $612,199 $3,310
10 Paper Prod. $151,530 $4,861
11 Textiles Prod. $195,085 $567,145
12 Dress Access. $234,977 $18,243
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $11,976 $1,717
14 Precious Metals/stones $ $128,692,381
15 Base Metal Prod. $5,064,795 $112
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $21,733,907 $192,172
17 Vehicles and Equip. $2,996,604 $105,104
18 Specialized Inst. $1,339,167 $15,400
19 Arms & Ammunition $2,795 $
20 Misc. Articles $55,362 $105,650
21 Antiques $ $

Capital: Ulaanbaatar
Population (million): 2.9
Total Area: 1,600,000km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 1461.1 Mongolian Tugrik (MNT)(2013)
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 (2013)

Comparative figures
Type Mongolia Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 11.85 1878.77
GDP per capita: ($) 4088.67 53518.54
GDP growth rate: (%) 11.74 2.01
Inflation: (%) 9.63 0.96
Unemployment: (%) 10.4 7.08

Trade and Investment (2013)

Canadian exports to country: $36,206,292
Canadian imports from country: $129,953,108
FDI in Canada: $ million (2012)
CDI in Mongolia: $ million (2012)


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador TUNDEVDORJ Zalaa-uul

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Greg Goldhawk


April 2014
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Date Modified:
2010-02-21