Exports at Myanmar's border trade centre decline

  • Myanmar
  • Thursday, 09 Jan 2020

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (Eleven Media Group/ANN): Myanmar is exporting onions and carp fish to Bangladesh through Maungdaw border trade and the border trade amount reached over US$1.4 million in December, according to the Maungdaw border trade centre.

“Myanmar exported onions, many kinds of dried fish and carp fish mostly to Bangladesh but exports have declined a little, ” said Thar Tun Sein, supervisor of the centre.

The export sector is focused mainly in Maungdaw border trade and Myanmar imported goods worth US$4,000 from Bangladesh during December.

Myanmar exported US$1.618 million worth of goods and imported US$0.01 million worth of goods in November.

Although onion exports declined due to low market price in Bangladesh, it is still continued in early 2020. The advantage of using the Maungdaw border trade centre is that goods are exported via three or four powered schooners daily.

Myanmar exports onion, freshwater fish, dried fish, ginger, chickpeas, bamboo and coffee mix and imports PVC plastic pipes and T-shirts.

Myanmar trades with Bangladesh through the Sittwe and Maungdaw border trade centres and its main export is onions. - Eleven Media Group/Asia News Network

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