About Matad soum
Matad soum is isolated from aimag center, with higher rate of poverty and unemployment.
Local citizens often criticize the company not contributing to local budget from its income from oil and this sector is said to be the sector that the information is closed and inaccessible. Even, there is no civil society organization working at the grassroots soum level.
Chinese invested Petro China has been working for over 10 years under the product sharing agreement with the Government of Mongolia in the oil sector.