Myanmar carries out trade worth $32.549 mln via Tachilek, Kawthoung borders in Feb

Myanmar’s cross-border trade with neighbouring Thailand through Tachilek and Kawthoung points was estimated at US$32.549 million, the Ministry of Commerce’s statistics indicated. Last month, the trade value through the Tachilek border totalled $12.573 million, including exports worth $6.268 million and imports valued at $6.305 million.

Tachilek border achieved 83.82 per cent of the trade target. The figures showed a decrease of $1.282 million in exports and an increase of $0.653 million compared to those registered in the corresponding period last year.

The border trade through the Kawthoung checkpoint amounted to $19.976 million in February, with exports worth $17.537 million and imports worth $2.439 million. The trade value was down by $9.003 million from the year-ago period. Myanmar saw a rise of $5.785 million in the Tachilek border last month from January, whereas the border trade was up by $1.566 million from January. 

Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

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