Meat prices dropping

Bayanzurkh Market

The Ulaanbaatar Statistical Office presented data on meat and food prices, comparing current prices to prices from the previous week, and announced that the prices for meat have decreased.

Prices for bone-in mutton were down by 422 MNT, mutton by 250 MNT, bone-in beef by 233 MNT, beef by 589 MNT, bone-in horse meat by 150 MNT, and the price for horse meat dropped by 300 MNT compared to the previous week.

The report involved data for 37 products from 17 markets in six districts in Ulaanbaatar. The data shows that prices for 16 products were stable, while prices for 18 products had decreased, and prices for three products went up in one week.

The price of Altan Taria’s high quality flour was 1,200 to 1,500 MNT per kilogram. First-grade flour was sold for 1,000 to 1,300 MNT per kilogram, and the lowest grade of flour ranged from 780 to 1,000 MNT per kilogram.

The report shows that prices for domestically grown potatoes was 800 to 1,800 MNT per kilogram. Potatoes were cheapest at Tavan Erdene Market at 800 MNT, while Orgil Supermarket sold potatoes at the highest price of 1,800 MNT per kg. Prices for domestically grown carrots ranged from 1,900 to 3,300 MNT per kg.