Jade exports earnings plummet since last year

In the first four months of this fiscal year, jade export earnings reached US$24.8 million, down $85 million since the same period last year, according to an official from the commerce ministry. “In the same period last year, export earnings from jade amounted to $109.8 million,” the official said. “Revenues generated at the emporium held […]

Export earnings of jade more than triple

Export earnings for jade during the nine-month financial period from April to December of 2013 reached US$ 920 million (Ks 887.79 billion), according to the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development. This amount is more than a third larger than last year’s overall earnings (more than US$ 600 million). Export earnings for the 2012-2013 […]

Myanmar Annual Gems Emporium Kicks off in Nay Pyi Taw

An annual Myanmar gems emporium was opened in Nay Pyi Taw Saturday for its golden jubilee. Some originally-scheduled interim special gem sales and mid- year event were also stopped over the period following the suspension of jade mining work in Pha-Kant, northernmost Kachin state since May 2012 when armed conflicts between the government forces and […]