Mongolia’s National Statistical Office reports that Mongolia exported 347,300 pieces of sheepskin worth US$2.52 million in 2002, compared with 854,000 pieces worth US$6.19 million the previous year.

Cattle hide exports in 2002 totalled only 56,000 pieces worth US$546,000, as against 370,500 pieces worth US$5.23 million in 2001.

Mongolia produced leather and leather products worth Tg371 million (US$1 = Tg1,120) in 2002, as compared with Tg708 million the previous year.