Tax hike on auto imports ‘not right solution’: merchants

Japanese used cars being imported across the Thaungyin River. Myanmar merchants on the Myawady border with Thailand complain that a pending increase in tax on imported vehicles is negatively impacting ordinary people. The border point has seen a rise in vehicle imports this month after the government declared it would increase vehicle import taxes from […]

MoU Myanmar Workers Migrating to Thailand is Higher Than Previous

Thousands of undocumented workers are returning home from Thailand due to a new labour law, while the number of MoU workers migrating to Thailand is higher than last month. The Myawady District Immigration and Population Department said that there were 8,491 male and 6,582 female workers going to Thailand in June. Thousands of Myanmar migrants […]

Over 14,000 motorbikes imported via borders in one week

MORE THAN 14,000 motorcycles worth US$7.02 million were imported within a week in May over land ports of entry, according to the official figures issued by the Ministry of Commerce on Friday. Myanmar bought a total of 14,330 bikes from China, Thailand and India via border trade camps between 13 and 19 May of this […]