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China to increase Myanmar’s rice export quota to 400,000 tonnes: MOC

China has agreed to import 400,000 tonnes of rice from Myanmar via sea, increasing its import quota for Myanmar rice from 100,000 tonnes currently, U Khin Maung Lwin, assistant secretary from the Ministry of Commerce (MOC), told The Myanmar Times. “Rice can be shipped to China soon,” he said. The development comes after the two […]

Rice export declines within eight months

Myanmar only exported over 1.5 million tons of rice and broken rice within eight months from April 1 till December 14, according to Myanmar Rice Federation (MRF). Myanmar earned about US$288 million from more than 800,000 tons of rice and broken rice export through border trade routes and over US$240 million from over 700,000 tons […]

Myanmar needs to consider ‘beyond Yangon’ to meet rice export target

Myanmar needs to consider beyond Yangon port to export over 3 million tons of rice yearly from 2018 to 2020, according to a briefing on a draft report submitted by Myanmar Rice Federation regarding the enactment of a rice law. The briefing was held at the headquarters of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar […]

Rice export drops in 8 months

Myanmar’s rice export earning dropped by 100 million U.S. dollars in the first eight months ( April-November) of fiscal year 2013-14 from 276.172 million dollars a year earlier, local media reported Wednesday. During the April-November period, Myanmar exported about 451, 728 tons of rice, down from 731,201 tons on a yearly basis, said the Yangon […]