Myanmar Agriculture products export reached over USD $ 1.28 billion in first 5 months from February to October of 2018- 2019 fiscal year18 มีนาคม 2562
Myanmar's export of agricultural products reached over 1.28 billion U.S. dollars as of Feb. 22 in present fiscal year 2018-2019 which started in October, according to the Commerce Ministry on Wednesday.
The figures showed an increase of 81.9 million U.S. dollars while compared with the same period in last fiscal year 2017-2018 when it showed 1.2 billion U.S. dollars.
The country exports rice as the major agricultural product, pulses, corn, rubber, fruits and vegetables and others.
Meanwhile, Myanmar President U Win Myint called for doubled efforts to increase agricultural products to boost the agricultural export in the international markets, on the occasion of Myanmar's Peasants Day on March 2.
He also urged the farmers to strive for the national interest and all round development with increased momentum, noting that Myanmar is rich in land and water resources and has a good climate favorable for agriculture and livestock production.
From October 2018 to Feb. 22 this year, the country earned over 6.3 billion U.S. dollars from the total export.