Myanmar-Thai border trade registers US$145.342 mln in July

Lorries laden with export cargoes are seen at the Myawady border.

Myanmar’s border trade with neighbouring country, Thailand, registered US$145.342 million in July alone in 2023-2024FY, according to figures released by the Ministry of Commerce.
From 1 to 31 July, the country earned $46.361 million from the export through the Myawady border trade camp while the import reached $98.981 million.
The Myanmar-Thai bilateral trade is conducted via the Myawady border using more than 500 trucks daily. Myanmar mainly exports corn, cassava, onion, marine products and agricultural produce and others while medicine and medical supplies, farming devices, machines and foodstuffs are imported to the country.
The imports consist of animal feed, medicine, bicycle, garments, stationary, car spare parts, construction materials, motorbike parts, medicines, packaging materials, electronic devices, foodstuffs, shoes, fruits, fertilizers, commodities, industrial materials, painting, lubricants, types of machinery, fishing devices and other goods.
The country mainly organizes border trade with Thailand through seven land borders – Myawady, Tachilek, Kawthoung, Myeik, Hteekhee, Mawtaung and Meisei. — ASH/KTZH

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