Tariffs and regulations

Tariffs and duty rates are constantly revised and are subject to change without notice.

Austrade strongly recommends you reconfirm these prior to selling to Mongolia.

For further information, please visit Mongolian Customs.

Tariffs and non-tariff barriers

Tariff

Tariffs and duty rates are constantly revised and are subject to change without notice. Austrade strongly recommends you reconfirm these prior to selling to Mongolia.

A flat customs tariff of five per cent applies in respect of goods imported, with the exception of livestock, computer technology and medical devices which are zero per cent. Heavy machinery and equipment purchased and imported by entities investing in priority sectors, with foreign sourced funds are exempt. Export duties apply to certain exported goods such as waste iron, aluminium, copper and brass.

VAT is imposed at the rate of 10 per cent on the supply of taxable goods and services within the territory and on imports into Mongolia.

Non-tariff barriers

There is a list of goods and products that is subject to special import permits/licenses and/or approvals by the relevant government organisations, please consult Mongolian Customs regulations in detail before importing or exporting these items.

Product certification, labelling and packaging

Labels of imported food must be written in Mongolian, Russian or English. Only a registered legal entity of Mongolia is allowed to import food (not individuals). An Exporter needs to conclude an agreement with a Mongolian importer that introduces quality management and standards for agricultural, food and health.