Al­most 541 mil­lion U.S. dol­lars earned dur­ing gem em­po­rium

Mizzima Business Weekly - - CONTENTS -

About 541.5 mil­lion U.S. dol­lars were earned from the sale of 5,601 jade, gems and pearl lots at Myan­mar's 56th gems em­po­rium which con­cluded on 20

March, Xin­hua re­ported. A to­tal of 7,747 lots in­clud­ing 274 pearl lots, 500 gems lots and 6,973 jade lots were put on sale under the open ten­der sys­tem at the an­nual em­po­rium. The em­po­rium at­tracted 4,561 lo­cal and for­eign mer­chants in­clud­ing 2,880 traders from China.

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