Coal loading has resumed at Tavan Tolgoi deposit, reported corresponding officials on December 21.
The logjam of trucks at the Gashuunsukhait border crossing has been reduced to 17 km from over 100 km after collaborative efforts made by the Ministry of Road and Transport Development, the Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry and the National Road Transport Center.
The Minister of Mining issued an ordinance to suspend coal loading at Tavan Tolgoi deposit from December 13 to clear the border jam of coal trucks. As such, coal loading has resumed at the Tavan Tolgoi deposit for Tsagaan Khad route.
It was reported that 10.3 million tons of freight passed the Gashuunsukhait border crossing in 2014, 5.6 million in 2015 and 13 million in 2016. By far in 2017, 17 million tons of coal has been exported through the border crossing.