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Myanmar's Carp export to Bangladesh increases by THAR SHWE OO February 20,2020   |  Source: Eleven Myanmar

Freshwater carps export to Bangladesh through Maungdaw border trade center is increased during January and it is became the second largest export product at Maungdaw border trade center, according to figures from Office of the Director of Maungdaw border trade.

Myanmar is continued to export carps via Maungdaw border trade center. It exported 180 tons of carps in December 2019 and 224 tons of carps in January 2020. The export amounts of carps to Bangladesh are 319 tons in October 2019 and 224 tons in November 2019, according to figures from border trade export list. The largest export product is onion followed by carps export. At the present, onion, dried fish, betel nuts, chick peas and ginger along with carps are exported.

The carp fish is carried from Yangon to Rakhine State with cold storage trucks to export from Sittwe and Maungdaw border trade centers. Myanmar exported US$1.537 million worth of products to Bangladesh via Maungdaw border trade center during January.

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