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In 2014 Mongolia’s construction industry saw a major uptick in output. Driven in large part by the government’s ongoing residential housing development programmes, the sector grew by 16.3% over the course of the year, according to data from the National Statistical Office. One key challenge during this period of rapid expansion has been sourcing construction materials....

 

What can construction companies do to remain competitive despite the economic downturn?

Despite a number of macroeconomic headwinds, in 2013 and 2014 Mongolia’s real estate market expanded substantially. This growth can be attributed to a range of forces, including government-led construction projects; a state-sponsored mortgage scheme; fast-growing demand for commercial retail space; and, more broadly, increasing urbanisation and rising incomes among the...

The need for transportation improvements in Mongolia is well recognised, and the government has focused resources and expended considerable political will on building roads and rail links, and in developing the new international airport. Where the authorities and Mongolia’s private sector have been lagging, however, is in the area of logistics. Connections are not...

 

What impact will the standard gauge bill have on plans to expand the country’s rail network?

 

How can Mongolia’s potential as a regional aviation hub be developed? What is currently being done to attract greater volumes of air traffic?