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Asian Survey. 2018; 58180–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.80
Published: 01 February 2018
...Uradyn E. Bulag In 2017 Mongolians elected a populist president who is more assertive than his predecessors amid initial uncertainties introduced by a $5.5 billion IMF bailout package. The country continued to be embroiled in a fight over the fate of the 49% private holdings in the Erdenet...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 571128–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.1.128
Published: 01 February 2017
... the large Erdenet Mine controlled by Russian Mongolrostsvetmet LLC had been sold to a subsidiary of the Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia. This was announced at once as a repatriation of an important Mongolian asset, as well as a privatization, since the other 51% is held directly by the...
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Asian Survey. 2003; 436951–970 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2003.43.6.951
Published: 01 November 2003
... plant, named Erdenet, in northern Mongolia, not far from the Soviet border. The processing plant for copper and molybdenum concentrate was the largest Soviet economic project ever attempted in Mongolia. At the onset of the 1980s, major changes began to occur in Sino-Soviet relations. With Deng Xiaoping...
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Asian Survey. 2002; 42139–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2002.42.1.39
Published: 01 February 2002
... remote west- ern Mongolian province. Nine people perished in the crash, including well- known member of parliament Sh. Otgonbileg, the former head of the Erdenet copper mine and long-time political ally of President Bagabandi; four U.N. staff; two Japanese journalists; and two other Mongolian nationals...
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Asian Survey. 2001; 41161–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2001.41.1.61
Published: 01 February 2001
... going to continue to expand, including action toward the privatization of the large state enterprises (e.g., NIC oil import company, Gobi cashmere, Erdenet copper facility, and the Trade and Development Bank, etc Many of these needed reforms are mirrored in a document enti- tled Obstacles to Doing...
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Asian Survey. 2000; 401130–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3021227
Published: 01 January 2000
...). Privatization of state-owned companies remained in the headlines. Among Mongolia's largest and most important state-owned companies are the oil importing company Neft Import Concert; the Erdenet copper mining com- pany; Gobi Cashmere; Mongolian Airlines; the Trade and Development Bank; and Mongol Daatgal, the...
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Asian Survey. 1999; 394633–655 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3021242
Published: 01 July 1999
... is divided into 21 provinces (aimags); three autonomous cities (Darkhan, Erdenet, and Choir); and the capital city Ulaanbaatar, which enjoys the status of a province. Each province is divided into districts (soums) of which the country has 310. Pre-Transition Period (1 921-1990) Developments Mongolia...
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Asian Survey. 1998; 38164–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645468
Published: 01 January 1998
... residents free of charge. The government also an- nounced plans to privatize the national airline MIAT, the Erdenet copper ven- ture, and other major enterprises. The Hural also overhauled the tax system, putting a progressive income tax into place. Overall, government revenues were up from the previous...
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Asian Survey. 1997; 37160–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645774
Published: 01 January 1997
... August, causing the government to delay the start of the school year and place a quarantine around the two major cities of Darhan and Erdenet. This series of disasters challenged the country's resources, already stretched to the limit by a difficult transition from a communist economy. Politics...
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Asian Survey. 1995; 355472–486 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645749
Published: 01 May 1995
... public utilities and perhaps two or three "critical" enterprises such as the Erdenet copper mine and the national airline. However, the government's guidelines loosely specified a large set of "strategic enterprises" that were to have some state ownership, and these guidelines were rather flexibly inter...
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Asian Survey. 1992; 326506–520 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645157
Published: 01 June 1992
... National Day, July 10, 1992; local government to be reorganized during 1992, with the administration of the towns of Darhan and Erdenet, as well as the former Soviet military cantonment of Choyr to pass to the provinces (aymag) in which they are situated; and the courts and procuracies to be reorganized by...
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Asian Survey. 1991; 31150–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645184
Published: 01 January 1991
... develop- ment. They subsequently disclosed that progress was made, but details were not revealed. By fall, Mongolia faced shortages of food and energy, and the public increasingly questioned arrangements with the USSR. Em- ployees at the joint Mongolia-Soviet mining complex at Erdenet demanded that...
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Asian Survey. 1990; 30159–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2644773
Published: 01 January 1990
... kilometers from Erdenet; the facilities were handed over to the Mongolian provincial authorities. Soviet antiaircraft missile units left Choyr in central Mongolia and, according to Major-General L. S. May- orov, commander of Soviet troops in the country, 75% of the troops re- maining in Mongolia after the...
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Asian Survey. 1988; 28178–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2644875
Published: 01 January 1988
... for raising labor productivity" was overfulfilled by 3.3%. Capital construction targets, however, were not satisfactorily achieved. The evidence is limited, but these few figures, Moscow's open dissatisfac- tion with Mongolia's misuse of aid, problems at the huge and important Erdenet mine complex,16...
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Asian Survey. 1985; 251122–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2644063
Published: 01 January 1985
... complex" and mining industry. The Erdenet copper and molybdenum combine had been handed over to the Mongolians in November 1983. (Tsedenbal said at the ceremony that the combine accounted for 30% of Mongolia's exports.) Annual ore-dressing capacity is to rise from 16 to 22 million metric tons soon. Soviet...
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Asian Survey. 1979; 19158–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2643655
Published: 01 January 1979
... the mechanization of agriculture.6 Increasingly significant to Mongolia's economy is the development of mineral resources. The current year has witnessed continued devel- opment of two major projects: the Erdenet molybdenum and copper complex and the Baranuur open cut coal mine. There are flow 3,000...
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Asian Survey. 1981; 21163–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2643665
Published: 01 January 1981
... economic and technical assistance made it possible for nearly 150 large-scale construction projects to be carried out. The second unit of the Joint Mongolian-Soviet Ore Dressing Combine in Erdenet was com- pleted and put into operation as well as the first sections of several virgin land state farms. Other...
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Asian Survey. 1980; 20177–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2644009
Published: 01 January 1980
... 80-100% of electricity, coal, flour, bread and bakery products, felt, felt footwear, scoured wool, and mixed feed.12 Toward the end of 1978 the first stage of the Erdenet copper and molybdenum complex entered production and was commissioned. It was predicted that the complex would eventually produce...
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Asian Survey. 1977; 17127–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2643437
Published: 01 January 1977
... agriculture, 17 in the fuel and power industry, 8 in mining, and 22 in the light and food industries. Besides the Erdenet copper and Baganuur coal projects (see below), the USSR will help expand generating capacity at power stations in Ulan Bator and Choibalsan, build a cement works in Darhan (annual output...