Mineral exports fall in current FY

31 December 2018
Mineral exports fall in current FY
A cargo ship and port cranes are docked at the Pansodan jetty in Yangon. Photo: EPA

Myanmar’s mineral exports in the current fiscal year (FY) totalled US$274.163 million, a decline of $37 million, or 12 per cent, from the corresponding period last year, according to state media.

For the same period last year, total mineral exports exceeded $300 million. Between 1 October and 21 December this year, the public sector exported mineral products worth $0.049 million, a decline of $88.6 million from the same period last year.

Private sector exports increased by $51 million to reach $274.114 million.