Myanmar to see growth of just 1% in year to March 2024, says World Bank

MYANMAR’S economy is expected to grow just 1 per cent in the year to March 2024, the World Bank said in a report published on Tuesday (Dec 12), describing a “broad-based slowdown” across its key sectors, including agriculture, manufacturing, and trade. Myanmar has seen major upheaval since a 2021 military coup upended a wave of unprecedented … Read more

Myanmar’s agri exports surpass US$2 bln in 8 months

According to the Ministry of Commerce, Myanmar’s agricultural exports amounted to US$2.035 billion in the past eight months of the current financial year 2023-2024, beginning 1 April.The figures fell from $2.364 billion recorded in the year-ago period, showing a drop of $328.349 million.Myanmar exports agricultural products, animal products, minerals, forest products, and finished industrial goods, … Read more