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Burma Border Trade at US$1.88 Billion So Far in 2013-14 Fiscal Year

9 September 2013

Burma’s border trade reached US$1.88 billion in the first five months of the 2013-14 fiscal year, a rise of $391 million over the same period the previous year, Chinese media reported. Burma’s exports to China, Thailand, Bangladesh and India hit $1.17 billion from April to August, compared to $710 million in imports, Xinhua news agency reported Sunday. That makes a surplus of $461 million dollars. For trade with China, the town of Muse was Burma’s largest border trade point, Xinhua reported, while Myawaddy was the biggest trade point with Thailand.