The multi-year downturn of international commodity prices, on the heals of the massive increase of foreign direct investment around 2011, has been the primary economic drivers leading to market conditions in Mongolia where some firms and institutions are finding an increasing need to sell-off some prime holdings. Distressed-asset investors can take advantage now at bargain prices, before an anticipated easing of liquidity, due in large part to a $6 billion USD expansion of the Rio Tinto mega-mine Oyu Tolgoi, already underway. In addition, large-scale infrastructure development projects are beginning to find access to international financing, due to increasing demand and the perception of improved economic conditions on the horizon, along with the recent use of foreign and sovereign guarantees.
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― William Bradford
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