Myanmar-Thailand border trade nears US$500M in April-May

Myanmar’s border trade with the neighbouring country Thailand was estimated at US$495 million as of 10 May of the current financial year 2024-2025.
The figures plunged from $829.6 million recorded in the year-ago period, indicating a sharp drop of $334.6 million.
Myanmar conducts cross-border trade with Thailand via the Tachilek, Myawady, Kawthoung, Myeik, Hteekhee and Mawtaung border. Of them, the Hteekhee border performed the most extensive trade worth over $316.54 million in the past two months.
Moreover, the trade values stood at $50.95 million at Myawady border post, $44.64 million at Tachilek, over $35.45 million at Myeik, $39.38 million at Kawthoung and over $8 million at Mawtaung.
Myanmar carries out border trade with neighbouring countries such as China, Thailand, Bangladesh, and India. It exports agricultural products, livestock products, fisheries, minerals, forest products, finished industrial goods, and other goods, while it brings in capital goods, intermediate goods, consumer goods, and raw materials from the CMP enterprises.

Source : The Global New Light of Myanmar

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