Welcome to the
Mongolian-British
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Welcome

The MBCC is a not-for-profit membership organisation established in 2009 to foster strong business links between Mongolia and the UK. Chaired by Mr John Grogan, it aims to provide a professional and social environment for business people who wish to be introduced to, and become part of, the British-Mongolian business culture and community.

New and noteworthy

The Business Council of Mongolia has shared with us Prime Minister Ch. Saikhanbileg’s address to the nation delivered on April 5 (click here). In his hard-hitting speech, he noted, “We thought the mining commodities price would always be high, we became too arrogant with the little success we had, we believed that the rest of the world wouldn’t affect us, as if we were aliens. As a result, our hands became tied by our political dispute, which doesn’t bring food to our tables…”

New UK Ambassador to Mongolia

Catherine ArnoldHer Majesty’s new Ambassador to Mongolia is Catherine Arnold. She succeeds Christopher Stuart, who has left the Diplomatic Service. Ms Arnold will take up her appointment in May 2015. Having joined the FCO in 2006, she has worked on a range of issues including human rights, counter terrorism and public affairs. Read more…

First Doing Business with Mongolia Seminar of 2015

The 25th February Doing Business with Mongolia seminar was attended by over 70 people, and was hosted by Ernst & Young LLP at Becket House in London. Read more…

Help create a Mongolian Studies centre in London

Would your company or foundation like to help establish a Mongolian Studies programme at SOAS? With an endowed Chair and strong links with Mongolian universities, it will be the first such programme in Europe to focus on Mongolian governance, economy, and international relations. To discuss donations, including naming the Chair and individual scholarships, please contact Alison Woolley, Deputy Head of Development, at a.woolley@soas.ac.uk

Upcoming

Just announced! 22-26 June 2015: Mission for UK companies serving the construction and mining industries.

This sector-specific trade mission, delivered by the CEA for UKTI and the British Embassy in Ulaanbaatar, is a proven opportunity to engage with the Mongolian market.  The week-long programme includes a market access briefing at the Embassy, seminars, networking events, and visit to Shivee Ovoo coal mine. More details here, or contact gill.stirk@admin.co.uk or +44 (0)208 253 4502

19 April: Film Treasures

Still from Before Rising up the Rank

Still photo from Before Rising up the Rank

Asia House showcases new and old films from Mongolia, including the first UK screening of Lodongiin Tudev’s 1965 classic Before Rising Up the Rank and contemporary director Byamba Sakhya's Remote Control. Full information here.

25 June: Doing Business with Mongolia seminar

The next Doing Business with Mongolia Seminar will be on Thursday June 25th at 18.00 at 13 Grosvenor Place, London SW1X 7HH. Conducted under Chatham House rules, the seminars are usually attended by 60-80 people representing different fields and interests, not only from the business community but also from the cultural and political worlds. Over the past five years they have proven an excellent platform for introductions, catching up, and staying ahead of developments in Mongolia. Details about speakers and topics will be posted soon.