30 September Doing Business with Mongolia seminar

The seminar was held on Wednesday 30 September at Hemsley Fraser, 13 Grosvenor Place, London, SW1X 7HH. Speakers included:

  • Anita Breslin from BG Group talked about its Mongolian activities. BG Group has recently taken a significant interest in some of the projects of Petro Matad, the first substantially owned Mongolian company to be listed on an International Stock Exchange. It is involved in petroleum exploration and development.
  • Ser-od Ichinkhorloo of B2B Mongolia spoke about the latest economic developments in Mongolia and introduced the ten members of a visiting delegation from Mongolia.
  • Saranzaya Manalsuren of London South Bank University described her research on “Soft Assets – the culture of the Mongolian workforce.”
  • Ulsbold Harper from Asia Pacific Investment Partners discussed the Property Market in Mongolia.
  • Joyce Aleksic and Malcolm Aldcroft of Aviareps spoke about the Mongolian International Airline MIAT.

The Chamber is grateful to Trade Development Limited for their kind support of the seminar.

PM Saikhanbileg’s successful visit

The MBCC is very pleased to have been associated with the successful working visit of Prime Minister Ch. Saikhanbileg to the United Kingdom.  From June 30 to July 3, the Prime Minister and an impressive delegation of Mongolian officials and business figures met with their British counterparts, and visited some of the UK’s most important institutions. Widely reported by the media, some of the highlights of the visit such as the Prime Minister opening the London Stock Exchange and meeting with British PM David Cameron can be viewed here.

MBCC members had an number of opportunities to see and interact with the delegation, including a reception at Asia House and aWestminster Tea at the House of Commons. The Tea also celebrated the 5th anniversary of the Mongolian British Chamber of Commerce (photos courtesy of Mr Soheil Ramanian; click on photos to enlarge).

UB Mayor beside Thames (MONGOLIAN MEETING-2)

The Mayor of Ulaanbaatar E. Bat-Uul (centre) enjoys the sunshine on the House of Commons Terrace during the Westminster Tea.

Saikhanbileg and Rosindell (MONGOLIAN MEETING-10)

The Mongolian PM is introduced by Andrew Rosindell MP, Chairman of the Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Mongolia Group. The reception was organised by the Chamber and kindly sponsored by JPMCM and Trade Development.

The PM and two ambassadors

The Prime Minister with Britain’s ambassador to Mongolia, HE Catherine Arnold, and Mongolia’s ambassador to Britain, HE N. Tulga.

25th February 2015. Doing Business with Mongolia seminar

The seminar was attended by over 70 people, and was hosted by Ernst & Young LLP at Becket House in London.
The speakers included:

• Tim Pinkstone, Ernst & Young
• Robert Court, Rio Tinto
• Tom Kendon and Helen Eccles, Cambridge Assessment
• Peter Markey, Mongolia and Mining and Metals Leader, Ernst & Young
• Batzaya Erdene, Judo wrestler
• Bataa Tserenbat, Invest Mongolia Club
• John Hare, Wild Camel Protection Foundation.

After some lively discussion, the meeting toasted the recent Mongolian New Year (Tsagaan Sar) with fine Mongolian vodka. Photographs from the event can be seen here.

24 January 2015: Fourth Ulan Bator Burns Supper

UB Jazz Club, Ulaanbaatar. Organised by Honorary Consul for Mongolia in Scotland and MBCC, and sponsored by KPMG and UFC.