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Myanmar-India border trade hits $87 mn

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IANS Yangon
Border trade between Myanmar and India reached $87 million as of September 21 during the six-month transitional period which started in April, the Commerce Ministry said here on Sunday.
Myanmar has changed its fiscal year period from April-March to October-September beginning 2018-19, producing a six-month transitional gap, reports Xinhua news agency.
The country's total border trade with India during this period saw a sharp increase of $54 million, compared to the same period of last fiscal 2017-18 when it was $33 million.
From April to September this year, the country's exports to India through the border gates totalled $78 million and imports totalled $9 million.
Myanmar has been conducting trade with India via the Tamu and Reed border gates.
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First Published: Sep 30 2018 | 1:28 PM IST

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