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Excavation at the Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi coal mining facility, southern Mongolia, July 6, 2012 (AP photo by Andy Wong).

Despite Commodities Boom Years, Mongolia Still Faces Capacity Gap

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing WPR series on the impact of falling oil and commodities prices on resource-exporting countries.

As a commodities-exporting country deeply linked to the Chinese market, Mongolia faces heightened risks from the current commodities slump and China’s economic slowdown. In an email interview, Jonathan Berkshire Miller, director of the Council on International Policy, discusses the impact of the commodities slump on Mongolia. ...

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