Thailand and Burma Set Sights on Boosting Bilateral Trade

On the heels of the launch of the Asean Economic Community in January, Burma and neighboring Thailand are making plans for a multi-billion dollar trade boost next year. Thailand is second only to China as Burma’s largest trading partner, and both countries are hopeful that they can make strides toward growing total trade volume by […]

Roads slow Thailand trade

Thailand officials expect to boost bilateral trade with Myanmar by 20 percent in the coming year as progress is made on logistics and trade promotion, according to government officials. Trade between the two countries takes advantage of the 2400 kilometre shared border, generating US$8 billion worth of trade last year, said Thai deputy minister of […]

Thailand will remain a strong economic partner with Myanmar, says ambassador

Thailand will strive to maintain its position as Myanmar’s second largest trade and investment partner, the Thai ambassador has told members of the Union Of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry. “Thailand is the second largest trading partner with Myanmar and as a partner we will work to preserve this relationship and cooperate […]