Myanmar’s fisheries exports bag US$100M in 2 months

Myanmar’s fisheries exports swelled to over US$102.97 million in the past two months of the current financial year 2024-2025, beginning 1 April, the Ministry of Commerce’s statistics showed.


The figures reflected an increase of $33.545 million compared to $69.425 million recorded in the corresponding period last FY 2023-2024.


Myanmar conveys fisheries to foreign trade partners through maritime and border trade channels.


Myanmar sends fisheries such as fish, crab, and shrimp to neighbouring countries (China and Thailand) through Muse, Myawady, Kawthoung, Myeik, Sittway and Maungtaw border posts. They are shipped to Japan, Eu­ropean countries, China, Thailand, and other regional countries via maritime channels.


More than 20 fish species, including hilsa, rohu, catfish, and seabass, are delivered to foreign markets, according to the Myanmar Fisheries Federation.


Myanmar exports fisheries to over 40 coun­tries, and the leading importer of Myanmar’s fisheries is Thailand, followed by China. — NN/EM