Published at: 2009 / 11 / 20. 11 : 33

General Government budget

      In the January of 2009, total revenue and grants of General Government budget amounted to 83.8 bln.togrogs and total expenditure and net lending 112.5 bln.togrogs. The General government budget overall balance was a deficit 28.7 bln.togrogs.

      Compared with the same period of previous year, total revenue and grants of General Government and total expenditure and net lending decreased by 91.6 bln.togrogs and 24.5 bln.togrogs, respectively.

      Current revenue of General Government amounted to 83.7 bln.togrogs and current expenditure 102.4 bln.togrogs. The budget current balance was a deficit 18.7 bln.togrogs...

      Compared with the same period of previous year, tax revenue decreased by 44.4 percent, of which taxes on foreign trade decreased by 16.2 percent and value added tax decreased by 3.5 percent, respectively. Non-tax revenue reached 7.4 bln.togrogs, which decreased by 79.7 percent compared with the same period of previous year.

      The share of current expenditure in the total expenditure and net lending amounted to 91.0 percent, which decreased by 7.2 points compared with the same period of the previous year. But shares of capital expenditure and net lending in the total expenditure and net lending amounted to 8.4 percent and 0.5 percent, which increased by 6.9 points and 0.3 points compared with the

same period of the previous year, respectively.

Money, Loan and Stock market

      According to the report of the Bank of Mongolia, at the end of January of 2009 money supply (broad money or M2) decreased by 58.9 bln.togrogs or 2.5 percent over the December of 2008, reaching 2260.0 bln. togrogs and decreased by 57.3 bln.togrogs or 2.5 percent compared to January of 2008. At the end of January, 2009 currency issued in circulation decreased by 60.6 bln.togrogs or 14.9 percent compared to December of 2008, reaching 346.6 bln.togrogs and increased by 8.2 bln.togrogs or 2.4 percent compared to January of 2008.

    Domestic currency deposits decreased by 11.5 bln.togrogs or 1.2 percent over the December of 2008, decreased by 209.3 bln.togrogs or 18.5 percent compared to January of 2008, reaching 922.6 bln.togrogs. As for foreign currency deposits increased by 53.4 bln.togrogs or 12.1 percent reaching 493.6 bln.togrogs over the December of 2008 and increased by 113.1 bln.togrogs 29.7 percent compared to January of 2008.

    At the end of January 2009 the remainder of loans outstanding increased by 25.2 percent compared to January of 2008, reaching 2672.0 bln.togrogs. Loans for individuals are increased by 11.5 percent, private sectors increased by 37.9 percent and other financial corporations increased by 10.2 percent, respectively. Public sectors decreased by 26.4 percent, other sectors decreased by 14.1 percent, respectively.

    Meanwhile, principals in arrears increased by 79.2 bln.togrogs or 2.7 times and substandard, doubtful, loss loans increased by 128.6 bln.togrogs or 2.9 times. The non-performing loans reached 196.2 bln.togrogs, which was 7.3 percent of the total loans outstanding is increased by 4.2 point compared with January of 2008.

    At the end of December of 2008, the reverse assets reached to 637.2 mln US.dollars which equals with the import needs of 9.2 weeks or 2.3 months. Compared with the December of 2007, the reverse assets decreased by 335.2 mln.US dollars or 34.5 percent.

    Mongolbank's the nominal rate of togrog against US.dollar is 1381.66 togrog at the end of January 2009. Compared with January of 2008, rate of togrog weaken by 17.9 percent. Compared with December of 2008, rate of togrog weaken by 9.0 percent.

    The nominal rate of togrog against EUR is 1807.63 togrog at the end of January 2009. Compared with January of 2008, rate of togrog weaken by 4.4 percent. Compared with December of 2008, rate of togrog weaken by 1.2 percent. The nominal rate of togrog against CNY is 202.01 togrog at the end of January 2009. Compared with January of 2008, rate of togrog weaken by 24.0 percent.

    Compared with December of 2008, rate of togrog weaken by 9.0 percent. According to Mongolian Stock Exchange report, in January of 2009, the stocks were traded 21 times, in total 2.4 mln.stocks were traded and value of traded stocks has reached to 472.6 òln. togrogs. Compared with December of 2008, stocks traded increased by 1.9 percent and value of traded stocks decreased by 36.2 percent. Stocks traded decreased by 78.9 percent and value of traded stocks decreased by 86.7 percent compared with January of 2008.

    During the January of 2009, the TOP-20 average index decreased by 459.2 points compared with December of 2008, reaching 5318.5 point. Total market capitalization of listed companies decreased by 65.6 bln. togrogs or 12.7 percent compared with December of 2008, reaching 450.3 bln. togrogs in January of 2009.

Consumer price index

    In January 2009, the national consumer price index increased by 0.8 percent compared with previous month, by 20.7 percent from January of previous year. The prices of education and communication groups were stable but the prices of housing, water, electricity and fuels decreased by 0.8 percent and transportation by 1.9 percent. The prices of other groups excluding above mentioned went up by 0.2-7.3 percent.

   In January 2009, the consumer price index decreased by 0.5-1.6 percent in Uvs, Govisumber and Bayan-OLgii aimags and in the rest aimag and in the Capital city consumer prices increased by 0.1-3.8 percent compared with previous month.

External trade

   For the first month of 2009, total external trade turnover equaled 298.0 mln.US dollars, of which exports 170.4 mln.US dollars and imports 127.6 mln.US dollars. Total external trade balance turned a surplus of 42.7 mln.US dollars. The surplus is increased by 40.9 mln.US dollars compared with the same period of the previous year, increased by 106.2 mln.US dollars compared with the December of the previous year. Although the total external trade balance turned a surplus, but the total external trade turnover was decreased by 30.9 percent, exports by 21.3 percent and imports by 40.6 percent respectively.

   As compared with the same period of the previous year, mineral products exports, which are comprised high percentage in the exports, decreased by 60.5 mln.US dollars, raw and processed hides, skins, fur and articles thereof exports decreased by 3.4 mln.US.dollars; but natural or cultured stones, precious metal, jewellery exports increased by 12.8 mln.US.dollars, live animals, animals origin products increased by 0.6 mln.US dollars, chemical and chemical industry products increased by 0.2 mln.US dollars respectively. As compared with the same period of the previous year, total export decreased by 21.3 percent or 46.1 mln.US dollars, of which 91.4 percent or 42.2 mln. US dollars due to price decrease, 8.6 percent or 3.9 mln. US dollars due to volume decrease.

    The volume of copper concentrate exports decreased by 7.0 percent, their value in US dollars decreased by 55.3 percent compared with the same period of the previous year .For the first month of 2008, the average price of copper concentrate per ton was 1280.0 US dollars. But in the first month of 2009, it was 615.2 US dollars and decreased by 664.8 US dollars or 51.9 percent. The volume of zinc concentrate exports decreased by 69.4 percent, their value in US dollars decreased by 86.8 percent compared with the same period of the previous year .For the first month of 2008, the average price of zinc concentrate per ton was 1266.9 US dollars. But in the first month of 2009, it was 546.0 US dollars and decreased by 721.0 US dollars or 56.9 percent.

    The volume of gold, unwrought or in semi-manufactured forms exports increased by 10.4 percent and their value in US dollars increased by 13.6 percent compared with the same period of the previous year. For the first month of 2008, the average price of gold, unwrought or in semi-manufactured forms per kilogram was 26.8 thous.US dollars. But in the first month of 2009, it was 27.6 thous.US dollars and increased by 773.1 US dollars or 2.9 percent.

    As compared with the same period of the previous year, mineral products imports, which are comprised high percentage in the imports, decreased by 39.1 mln.US dollars, auto, air and water transport vehicles and their spare parts imports decreased by 16.3 mln.US dollars, vegetable origin products imports decreased by 9.6 mln.US dollars, base metals & articles thereof decreased by 6.1 mln.US dollars, textiles, textile articles and food products imports decreased by 1.7 mln.US dollars, chemical & chemical industry products decreased by 1.0 mln.US dollars, but machinery, equipment electric appliances, recorders, TV sets & spare parts imports increased by 0.9 mln.US dollars respectively.

    As compared with the same period of the previous year, total import decreased by 40.6 percent or 87.1 mln.US dollars, of which 97.6 mln. US dollars due to volume decrease, 10.5 mln. US dollars due to value increase. As compared with the same period of the previous year, petrol's imports decreased by 16.1 thous.tons or 17.7 mln.US dollars; flour imports decreased by 17.1 thous.tons or 6.8 mln.US dollars, electricity imports decreased by 14.4 mln.kwt.hours or 516.9 thous.US dollars; but car imports decreased by 0.6 thous.pieces and their value increased 246.2 mln.US dollars respectivily.

Industry

    In the January of 2009, the total industrial output was 165.5 bln.togrogs at current prices, that was more than by 11.3 percent or 21.1 bln.togrogs with the same period of previous year.

    At the end of January 2009, industrial production index was 90.8 percent, 9.2 precent decrease from the previous month. By the subsectors of total output of industry, 6 subsectors, collection, purification and distribution of water; electricity, thermal energy, steam; textiles and wearing apparel, dressing and dyeing of fur etc increased by 0.9-53.2 percents compared with previous month and manufacture of other transport equiment increased by 3.2 times. But 10 subsectors, manufacture of electrical machinery and apparatus; mining of coal, extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas; mining of metal ores etc decreased by 3.9-61.8 and other manufacture of fabricated metal products, machinery and equipment decreased by 95.7 percent compared with prevous month.

    Compared with the same period of previous year, the production of 54.1.% of main industrial products increased, while the remaining 45.9% decreased. Production of main items of industrial products, electricity, thermal energy, coal, copper concentrate with 35%, molybdenum concentrate with, 47%, meat, milk, sausage, small intestine, bread, macaroni noodles, spirit, alcoholic beverages, beer, pure water, juice, cigarettes, carpet, medical tablets, lime, steel casting, candle etc. 92 products increased by volume; distribution of water, crude oil, gold, fluor, spar concentrate, zincum concentrate, flour, sour milk and yoghurt, bakery products, sweets, wine, copper, articles of iron concrete, plastering mortar, lather panel, metal steel, metal foundries, disposable injection etc. 78 products decreased by volume.

    For the January of 2009, production of industry (at current prices) on 156.9 bln.togrogs sold at domestic and foreign markets. As at January of 2009, products manufactured in Industrial sector amounting 156.9 million MNT (at current prices) sold at domestic and foreign markets.

Transport

    In January of 2009, 1044.3 thous.ton of freight and 247.2 thous.passengers (duplicated) were carried by railway transport. Compared with the same period of the previous year, the carried freight and carried passengers decreased by 21.3 percent or 283.2 thous.ton and by 28.8 percent or 100.2 thous.persons. The railway transportation domestic carried freight and international carried freight were decreased by 8.5 percent or 63.3 thous.ton and by 37.9 percent or 219.9 thous.ton, compared with the same period of the previous year. The carried transit freight reached to 142.1 thous.ton which decreased by 40.0 percent or 94.6 thous.ton, compared with the same period of the previous year. In January of 2009, total revenue of railway transportation reached 11.1 bln.togrogs which decreased by 35.8 percent or 6.2 bln.togrogs compared with the same period of the previous year.

    In January of 2009, 106.2 ton of freight and 18.2 thous.passengers (duplicated) were carried by air transport. Compared with the same period of the previous year, the carried freight and carried passengers decreased by 15.4 percent or 19.3 ton and by 20.9 percent or 4.9 thous.persons. For the air-transportation, the international and domestic carried passengers were decreased by 11.4 percent or 1.9 thous.persons and by 45.9 percent or 3.0 thous.persons, compared with the same period of the previous year.

    In January of 2009, total revenue of air transportation reached 4.7 bln.togrogs which decreased by 8.9 percent or 459.9 mln.togrogs compared with the same period of the previous year.

Unemployment

    At the end of January 2009, the number of registered unemployed was 31.4 thous, that increased by 5.6 percent or 1.7 thous. persons compared to the same period of the previous year.

The number of unemployed women was 18.2 thous, which is 57.9 percent of total registered unemployed.

    At the end of January 2009, 1.8 thous. registered unemployed persons entered into work. Of whom 17.2 percent entered in government or state-owned enterprises and remaining 82.8 percent in companies, cooperatives or other types of employers, such as small-scale private businesses.

    As a 1 January of 2009,"Employment support fund" has granted 1.3 bln.togrog loans for 272 self-employees, 438 unemployed persons, 184 herders and 30 establishments through the banks and non-banking financial institutions. As its results, 1918 persons have found working places.

Health

    The number of births (live) in the January of 2009 reached 5398. This shows an increase of 5.5 percent or 281 children. The number of mothers delivered child was 5379 showing an increase of 5.7 percent or 289 mothers compared to the January of 2008.

    In the meantime the number of infant mortality under the age of 1 stood at 119 hence showing a increases of 23 infant mortality and number of maternal deaths 4 showing an increase of 3 mothers compared to the January of 2008 respectively. There was a decrease in child mortality aged 1-5 reaching 18 which is by 18.2 percent or 4 children.

    In the January of 2009, the under five mortality per 1000 live births was 25 showing an increase 2 point and  infant mortality per 1000 live births was 22 showing 3 point compared to the January of 2008. The infant mortality rate under the age of 1 per 1000 live births was higher than the national average in Umnugovi, Khentii, Bayankhongor, Sukhbaatar, Govisumber, Uvurkhangai, Uvs, Dundgovi aimags and Ulaanbaatar city.

    The number of infectious diseases was 3.0 thous. showing a decrease of 23.1 percent or 890 infectious compared to the January of 2008. The number of persons infected by shigellosis an increased by 84.3 percent, gonococcal infection by 37.8 percent, syphilis by 37.4 percent. The number of persons infected by viral hepatitis declined by 56.1percent, varicella by 41.3 percent, tuberculosis by 19.2 percent and trichomoniasis by 0.8 percent, respectively. HIV/AIDS of 1 cases registered in this anuary of 2009 and now in national level have of 50 cases on HIV/AIDS.

    In the January of 2009, total number of deaths were 1.3 thous. persons showing increases by 4.2 percent and compared to the January of 2008 25.7 percent of total deaths was registered in the hospital.

    Total 53.2 thous. persons took treatment in the hospital. The private hospitals has been served 51.2 thous. persons and 282.0 mln.tugrug service. The number of persons served as hospital a increased by 3.7 percent and payment of service decreased by 28.2 percent compared to the January of 2008.

Crime

    The total number of crimes committed as of the January of 2009 was 1753 as increases by 0.7 percent or 13 compared to the same period of previous year. Comparing to of previous year 2008, the total number of committed crime increased by in Khentii 5.3 percent, Ulaanbaatar city 6.8 percent, Tov 8.7 percent, Darkhan-Uul 11.3 percent, Sukhbaator 15.4 percent, Govi-Altai 20.0 percent, Bayankhongor 20.9 percent, Orkhon 22.2 percent, Dornod 23.3 percent, Omnogobi 27.8 percent, Dornogobi 39.4 percent, Dundgobi 62.5 percent. But decreases by 3.2-45.0 percent in the other aimags. Decreases were recorded in crime against social safety 3.6 percent, crime against traffic safety and use 5.5 percent, crime against ownership right 7.4 percent, theft of property 10.0 percent, crime against economic entity 28.6 percent, mugging 68.0 percent, occupational related crime 90.0 percent. But increases were recorded in death due to unfortunate occasion 10.8 percent, forgery 11.5 percent, crime against human life and health (or physical well-being) 15.7 percent, bodily aggravated crime 15.4 percent, fraud 18.4 percent, crime against

    Administrative rule 22.2 percent, crime against national safety 42.9 percent, crime against judicial procedure 80.0 percent, crime against environmental protection 2.1 times more, robbery 2.2 times more, attempted murder 2.5 times more, crime against human freedom, rights and reputation 3.0 times more.

    The crime caused 6.0 billion togrogs worth of damage showing an increased of 3.3 times more and total damages restitution was 0.3 billion togrogs showing an increase. The 25.0 percent or 1.5 billion togrogs of crime caused damage was a damage on individual property.

 



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