Customs seizes KS 241 Million in Contraband

Authorities in the first 20 days of February have seized more than Ks 241 million in contraband at ports, airports and border crossings, the Customs Department reports. Officers made 19 seizures during that period while monitoring goods arriving in the country at those locations, including Yangon International Airport, Customs said. Contraband included Dell computers, communication […]

Border Trade with Neighbours Drops Except with China

Border trade between Myanmar and most of its neighbours has slowed, according to the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA). Director of DCCA U Tay Za Aung Win said, “Border trade with China remains normal but due to instabilities in other countries the trade has suffered. Some imports from Thailand have decreased and trade […]

Myanmar earns more from border trade with Thailand

Myanmar’s border trade with Thailand has also increased in this fiscal year. The country has earned US$ 352 million from border trade with Thailand till October 11 from April 1 in this fiscal year (2013-14), according to official data. Recent data from Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs shows it was US$ 141 million up […]