Myanmar and China to crack down on illegal timber trade

The Myanmar and Chinese authorities plan to crack down on illegal timber trading routes along their long mutual border. The decision was made at a meeting attended by senior officials from the forestry ministries of the two countries held at the Grand Amara Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on January 13. U Pyae Sone Oo, […]

India set to import 100,000 tonnes of rice from Myanmar

India, the largest rice exporter in the world, is set to import around 100,000 tonnes of rice from Myanmar, which was once the largest exporter of the commodity. The move is a result of logistical bottlenecks that will hinder the transportation of rice to the northeastern states of India. The rice import is a preventive […]