Myanmar avocados on UK shelves

Myanmar avocados on UK shelves

UK consumers in London and Sheffield are now able to taste Myanmar’s avocados revealed The Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in London on November 14. State-media reported that Myanmar Amara (a local variety), Hass and Buccan

Pandemic hits crop prices

Agriculture prices are fluctuating as the pandemic stalls supply chains, throttles border trade, and affects both supply and demand of certain commodities. This week, the Myanmar Times reported surging prices of watermelons as border restrictions lim
Agricultural products exports up by USD 500 million this FY

Agricultural products exports up by USD 500 million this FY

The Ministry of Commerce reported that exports of agricultural products are on the rise YoY over the 10 months of the current fiscal year (until July 31st), at USD 3.3 billion up from 2.8 billion in the corresponding period last year. Main agricultur

India to buy huge amount of black gram as beans remain steady

The government of India has announced plans to import 400,000 tonnes of black gram beans from Myanmar between May 2020 and March 2021. The price per tonne of black gram is holding at around MMK 1 million per tonne, according to the Myanmar Times. Bla

Border trade with China picking up

Border trade between China and Myanmar, hit hard by the COVID-19 outbreak, appears to be picking up. Trade along the Myanmar-China border had plummeted as China closed border crossings and internal trade routes in an attempt to slow the spread of COV

Myanmar quarantines 22 as coronavirus hits economy

The Ministry of Health and Sports has quarantined 22 people who have been in contact with a South Korean woman who tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus. The woman was diagnosed with the disease in South Korea after having travelled to Malaysi