Mongolia’s natural resources include coal, copper, silver, iron, phosphates, gold, uranium, and petroleum. From 2000-2003 copper and gold accounted for an average of 46% of total exports and 24% of GDP. It has an estimated 100 billion tonnes of coal reserves, the production of which has increased as China’s demand has risen.
Sources: IMF, RWI, US State gov
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