Reuters: Key political risks to watch in Mongolia

Mongolia sits on vast quantities of untapped mineral wealth, the exploitation of which is likely to turn it into one of the world’s fastest growing economies over the next decade. But political uncertainty ahead of parliamentary elections in June 2012 has worried investors, with Mongolia’s shaky coalition government under pressure to renegotiate a landmark 2009 investment agreement for the Oyu Tolgoi copper deposit. The priority for Mongolia is the development of its tiny economy, and foreign investors want to know if the government can create a stable legal environment while handling the pressures exerted by impatient citizens as well as its two giant neighbours, Russia and China. To read the full article, click here: Key political risks to watch in Mongolia

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