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Chinese demand pushes up price of fresh chilies


Published June 11, 2019
By Global New Light of Myanmar

Fresh chilies are commanding a high price in the Bayintnaung market on the back of good demand from China, according to U Hla Han from the Seinpanlan chili commodity depot.

The wholesale prices of fresh chilies is currently ranging between K4,700 and K9,000 per viss (1.6kg), depending on the variety.

On 3 June, Indian long chilies were fetching K4,700 per viss, locally produced Indian chilies were priced at K4,300, Wakema chilies at K4,250, and Sinphyukyun chilies at K10,000.

Original Source: http://www.globalnewlightofmyanmar.com/chinese-demand-pushes-up-price-of-fresh-chilies/

Farmers harvest chilies in Ngathayauk. Photo: Ko Htein
Created at 2019-06-10 22:02:43