Myanmar-Thailand border trade tops US$4.1 bln in 11 months

The figures plunged from $4.99 billion year on year, showing a sharp drop of $857.145 million.

Myanmar’s border trade with the neighbouring country Thailand totalled US$4.136 billion in the past 11 months (April-March) of the current financial year 2023-2024.
The figures plunged from $4.99 billion recorded in the year-ago period, showing a sharp drop of $857.145 million.
Myanmar conducts cross-border trade with Thailand via Tachilek, Myawady, Kawthoung, Myeik, Hteekhee and Mawtaung. Of them, the Hteekhee border performed the most extensive trade worth $2.5 billion in the past 11 months.
Moreover, the trade values stood at $1.097 billion at the Myawady border, $150.597 million at Tachilek, $132.668 million at Myeik, $199.131 million at Kawthoung and $21.6 million at Mawtaung.
Myanmar conducts border trade with neighbouring countries such as China, Thailand, Bangladesh, and India. It exports agricultural produce, 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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