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The Price of Gold Reaches a New Record High

The price of Gold (99% pure gold) in local markets has set a new record high, reaching over K1 million per 1 tical (16.32 gram) on September 19. Meanwhile gold price in global market was at $1,300 per ounce in May and dropped to $1,205 on September 17. But the gold price hike in local […]

Myanmar notes record high gold price

The price of gold has reached a record high of about 996,500 Kyat per tical on 14 September, thanks to the rising US dollar exchange rate, according to a report in the Global New Light of Myanmar on 15 September. According to the markets the global gold price stands at US$1,206 per ounce at present. […]

UMFCCI suggests four points for the country’s economy

Zaw Min Win, President of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) submitted the four-point suggestion to Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. On August 27, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi held a talk with local entrepreneurs at Nay Pyi Taw. The four points are: export promotion, […]

Gold traders fret opaque exchange rate

Mandalay gold dealers are seeing their business complicated by the difficulty determining the daily kyat-dollar exchange rate, with dealers working to avoid too much volatility in price. While dealers had previously been able to simply ask money changers for the kyat-dollar rate each day, many dealers have been reluctant to do so since the unofficial […]