Myanmar-Thailand border trade values cross US$3.5 bln in 9 months

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Myanmar’s border trade with neighbouring Thailand amounted to US$3.566 billion in the past nine months (April-December) of the current financial year 2023-2024.
The figures plunged from $3.95 billion in the year-ago period, indicating a sharp drop of $385.35 million.
Myanmar conducts cross-border trade with Thailand via the Tachilek, Myawady, Kawthoung, Myeik, Hteekhee and Mawtaung borders. The Hteekhee border performed the largest trade worth $2.2 billion in the past nine months. Moreover, the trade values stood at $997.4 million at Myawady border post, $115.9 million at Tachilek, $93 million at Myeik, $136.23 million at Kawthoung and $15 million at Mawtaung.
Myanmar carries out border trade with the neighbouring countries — China, Thailand, Bangladesh and India. It exports agricultural produce, livestock products, fisheries, minerals, forest products, finished industrial goods and other goods. At the same time, it brings in capital goods, intermediate goods, consumer goods and raw materials by the CMP enterprises. — NN/EM

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