fbpx

Myanmar sells $3bn in gems

Myanmar’s annual gem emporium took in more than $3 billion this year, the most ever for the country’s annual sale of gems and jade, organizers said Tuesday.

Income reached $3.4 billion and saw the successful auction of 6,007 of 7,454 jade lots, 126 out of 436 gem lots and 224 of the total 342 pearl lots, they said.

“This year sale surpassed the target and is the record sale in Myanmar emporium history,” said Tun Hla Aung, joint secretary of the Myanmar Gems & Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association.

The emporium earned just more than $2.4 billion dollars last year, the highest in recent decades. Improved access to the country and a rise in the price of jade boosted revenue.

“This year’s jade price is more than 20% higher than last year,” Mr Tun said.

Source: Bangkok Post

NB: The best way to find information on this website is to key in your search terms into the Search Box in the top right corner of this web page. E.g. of search terms would be “property research report”, ”condominium law”, “Puma Energy”, “MOGE”, “yangon new town”,”MECTEL”, “hydropower”, etc.

.

Looking for foreign investors to invest in your business in Myanmar