Myanmar pockets over US$235 mln in mineral exports in past ten months

Myanmar generated US$235.477 million from min­eral exports between 1 April 2022 and end-January 2023 in the current financial year, according to the Ministry of Commerce.


During the April-January period, the public sector per­formed mineral exports valued at $23.43 million whereas the private sector saw mineral ex­ports worth $212.04 million.


The export items are gems and jewellery, gold, jade, pearl, diamond, lead, tin, tungsten, silver, copper, zinc, charcoal and other minerals.


Myanmar earned $564.457 million from mineral exports between April and 27 January in the last FY2021-2022.


Myanmar targets to achieve exports worth $15.5 billion and imports worth $14 billion in the 2022-2023 FY, the National Planning Law stated. —TWA/EM