Myanmar exported 1,200 tons of rubber, worth US$1.47 million, to neighbouring China and Thailand through the border checkpoints between 3 and 9 August, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
Compared with the previous week, rubber exports to China and Thailand showed an increase of 400 tons.
Over 870 tons of various varieties of rubber were sent to China through the Muse 105-mile gate, 240 tons of ribbed smoke sheet rubber RSS3 was delivered through the Chinshwehaw gate to China; and 150 tons of rubber was exported to Thailand through the Tachilek gate.
Between 4 and 10 August, 1,460 tons of rubber worth $2 million was shipped to Malaysia, India, Japan, China, and South Korea through the sea routes.
The total volume of rubber exports through the border and maritime routes reached 2,700 tons during the one-week period.
Myanmar exports synthetic rubber, ribbed smoked sheet RSS 1,3,5, Myanmar Standard Rubber MSR-20, Technically Specified Rubber TSR-20, and Crepe Rubber. Despite the increase in rubber exports, the price is stable in the global market. — GNLM
(Translated by Ei Myat Mon)