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Bloomberg Launches Bloomberg TV Mongolia

October 8, 2012

ULAN BATOR – Bloomberg Television, in partnership with The Trade
& Development Bank of Mongolia (TDB), today announced the
official launch of Bloomberg TV Mongolia. The launch of
Bloomberg TV Mongolia signifies the introduction of the first
international broadcast news organization in Mongolia, one of
the fastest-growing stock markets and investing environments in
Asia today.

Over the last year, Bloomberg has trained over 30 local
journalists who are now working at BTV Mongolia, and built a
state-of-the-art high definition television studio in the heart
of downtown Ulan Bator. Bloomberg TV Mongolia will deliver
international, market-moving business and financial news to the
local community, and insightful coverage of Mongolia to the rest
of the world, providing a unique edge for viewers.

“We are honored to be a part of this exciting launch, and to be
able to offer our experience and expertise in broadcast
journalism to an important region,” said Parry Ravindranathan,
Head of Bloomberg Television for Asia-Pacific. “Our partnership
with The Trade & Development Bank of Mongolia is part of our
momentum in establishing strategic long-term partnerships in
Asia which we believe will enhance market transparency in local

“With the economic growth of Mongolia, decision makers and
business leaders here have an increasing need for market-moving,
accurate and international business and financial news.
Likewise, global audiences are becoming ever more intrigued by
what is happening in Mongolia,” said Orkhon Onon, First Deputy
CEO of TDB. “Bloomberg TV Mongolia will be a valuable and
indispensable education source for the business community. As
Mongolia’s first bank, TDB has a long-term interest in educating
the local population about important business and economic

With Executive Producer Todd Baer at the helm, Bloomberg TV
Mongolia launches on October 8 with its flagship evening
newscast ‘Money Flow,’ followed by its prime-time interview
program ‘Talk to Bloomberg TV Mongolia.’ The weekly program
includes five hours of locally produced content, combined with
simultaneous and taped translated Bloomberg content. Weekend
programming schedule includes 12 hours of taped translated
Bloomberg programs, supplemented by Bloomberg TV’s pan-Asian
feed. Bloomberg TV Mongolia will be available on all of
Mongolia’s major cable providers.

About Bloomberg Television

Bloomberg Television, an award-winning, multi-platform 24-hour
business and financial news network, provides continuous
coverage of the people, companies and ideas that move global
markets. Broadcasting from centers in New York, London,
Singapore and Hong Kong and powered with an unparalleled news
gathering team of 2,300 news professionals in 146 bureaus across
72 countries worldwide, Bloomberg Television delivers real-time
business news to over 310 million households globally. In
addition to major cable and satellite providers,
and Bloomberg Mobile, the network is available on the Bloomberg
Professional service, used by the most influential individuals,
corporations, financial institutions, investors and the world’s
central banks, commercial banks, government agencies, legal
professionals and news organizations. With Asia being one of the
most active growth regions in the world, Bloomberg Television is
delivering more local content, and fast, accurate, unbiased,
market-moving news from market makers in Asia.  For more
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About Trade & Development Bank of Mongolia

About Trade & Development Bank of Mongolia TDB, with its leading
position in universal banking, offers a full range of services,
including large corporate, SME and retail lending and acts as a
primary lender to most of the country’s leading corporations.
The Bank has consolidated its market-leading position in the
handling of international trade finance and remittance, with
access to credit lines from major international lenders and
correspondent banking relationships with over 150 international
financial institutions. TDB offers over 100 types of
international standard banking products and has about 1000
highly qualified staff providing personal attention and user
friendly banking services through a network of 43 branches and
settlement centers. TDB is undoubtedly the major player in the
financial and banking markets as well as a major innovator of
the Mongolian financial sector. In 2004, TDB was the first bank
in the country to receive the investment from the Asian
Development Bank (ADB) and International Finance Corporation
(IFC). In 2006 TDB became the first commercial bank in Mongolia
rated by Moody’s Investors Service. The Bank continuously
increases its income figures and asset size.

Contacts for Bloomberg:

APAC, Belina Tan, +65-6231-3637,
EMEA, Catrin Thomas, +44 7917 000 808,
US, Amanda Cowie, +1 212 617 1689,