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Agro exports up $247 mln in Oct-May

Published June 12, 2019
By Global New Light of Myanmar

Myanmar’s exports of agricultural products from 1 October to 31 May in the current fiscal year crossed US$2.3 billion from $2.09 billion in the corresponding period of the 2017-2018FY, according to trade figures released by the Ministry of Commerce.

The figures show an increase of $246.6 million compared with the year-ago period.

The agricultural sector has done the best along with the natural gas sector. The chief items of export in the agricultural sector are rice and broken rice, pulses, corn, and rubber. Myanmar also ships fruits and vegetables, sesame, dried tea leaves, sugar, and other agro products to other countries.

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Farmers work in the organic farm in Nay Pyi Taw.   Photo: Aye Min Soe
Created at 2019-06-16 21:59:29