The daylong Investing in Mongolia Conference will highlight the recent rise of the Asian country as a global hotspot for minerals, precious metals and coal and ask if its booming mining sector can birth a true market economy.

The conference will showcase presentations from a number of private and publicly traded companies with a well-established footprint in the Mongolian market, including:

– Golomt Bank and its wholly owned financial services firm Golomt Securities

– Leading importer Ulemj

– Road and transportation infrastructure developer Khot

– Commercial real estate investor and developer Mongolia Growth Group

– Erdenes MGL, the largest state-owned mining operation in Mongolia

– Mine-owner Sharyn Gol JSC

– Petroleum importer MT Group

In addition, officials from the Mongolian Embassy and Mongolian Stock Exchange will on be hand to provide macroeconomic perspectives. The conference will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.