Iran intends to increase meat imports from Mongolia www.news.mn
With around 61 million livestock, Mongolia has the potential to become a major world provider of meat. Economists have estimated that Mongolia has the capacity to export five million head of livestock or around 100,000 tons of meat every year. In this connection, Mongolia signed an agreement with Iran to ship 4,000 tons of mutton last year.
Earlier today, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmoud Faranzandeh visited two Mongolian companies; namely, Makh Impex LLC and the Sausage and Canned Goods Plant LLC. During the visit, the Iranian Minister expressed his country's interest to increase meat imports from Mongolia.
Currently, the landlocked Asian country, exports a total of 10 thousand tonnes of meat to Russia, China, Japan and Kazakhstan every year.