MYANMAR-THAILAND BORDER TRADE HIT OVER 900 MILLION USD IN FIRST QUARTER OF FY 2018-19

YANGON, Myanmar, Bilateral border trade, between Myanmar and Thailand, reached 937.4 million U.S. dollars, in the first three months of the current fiscal year 2018-2019, which started in Oct, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported today (Saturday).

From Oct 1 to Dec 28, 2018, the country's export to neighbouring Thailand amounted to 700 million U.S. dollars, while its import reached 237 million U.S. dollars.

Among all the border gates, Hteekhee topped the list with 588.49 million U.S. dollars of trade.

The country's agricultural and fishery products are exported to Thailand, while cosmetics, machinery, food products and agricultural equipment, are imported to the country.

Bilateral trade between Myanmar and Thailand totalled over five billion U.S. dollars in the last FY 2017-2018.

Source: NAM News Network