Mongolia’s vegetable production hits record high

ULAN BATOR, Dec. 6– Vegetable production in Mongolia has reached 183,000 tons this year, a record high, the country’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry said Wednesday. The output can cover 85 percent of the domestic needs, the ministry said in a statement. In addition, the country has harvested a total of 434,000 tons of wheat, up 8 percent from last year,…

ULAN BATOR, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) — Vegetable production in Mongolia has reached 183,000 tons this year, a record high, the country’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry said Wednesday.

The output can cover 85 percent of the domestic needs, the ministry said in a statement.

In addition, the country has harvested a total of 434,000 tons of wheat, up 8 percent from last year, said the statement.

Mongolian President Ukhnaa Khurelsukh has proposed to launch a “food supply and security” national campaign to develop agricultural industry clusters and establish food production complexes, in order to fully secure the domestic supply of food and become a food exporter. Enditem