Rakhine commerce minister sees bright future for black bean exports

​​ The Rakhine State commerce minister is hoping around 10,000 tonnes of black gram beans will be exported to India from Sittwe this year, pending completion of the Kaladan Multi-Model Transit Transport Project. The Kaladan project will connect Mizoram in India to Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State, via the Kaladan River. The project was […]

India to complete Myanmar port project in May

KOLKATA, FEBRUARY 1:India will complete the reconstruction of Sittwe port and the associated river transport facilities, as part of the Kaladan Multi-modal Transit Transport Project in Myanmar, in May this year. The project cost, however, is expected to be 29 per cent higher at ₹450 crore, compared with the initial estimate of ₹350 crore, largely […]