Industrial Material Imports Down

Industrial raw materials import for this fiscal year are about $650 million less than the same period last year, according to Ministry of Commerce figures. Industrial raw material imports decreased in both government and private sectors, the data show. As of last month, industrial raw materials imports for this fiscal year have decreased by $164 […]

Floods, insects ravage Myanmar’s rice production

Rice production in Myanmar may decline by up to 40 percent from last year in some states due to flooding and insect attacks. Local sources say that rice harvests in Mon and Karen states of Myanmar are down 40 percent this year compared to those in 2012-13. Farmers along the Done-Tha-Mi river say wet season […]