Myan­mar’s sea trade reaches $21 bil­lion

Mizzima Business Weekly - - CONTENTS -

Myan­mar's sea trade with for­eign coun­tries reached over 21.6 bil­lion U.S. dol­lars as of Aug. 16 in present fis­cal year 2018-2019, fig­ures from the Com­merce Min­istry said, ac­cord­ing to a Xin­hua re­port. From Oc­to­ber 2018 to Au­gust 16 this year, ex­port value through sea routes amounted to over 8.4 bil­lion U.S. dol­lars while its im­ports shared 13.2 bil­lion U.S. dol­lars.

This year's fig­ures showed a slight de­crease of over 1.4 bil­lion U.S. dol­lars com­pared to the same pe­riod of pre­vi­ous FY 2017-2018 when last FY's sea trade amounted over 23 bil­lion U.S. dol­lars.

Yan­gon Post. Photo: AFP

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