During the third week of January 2022, more than 47,500 tons of rice worth 14.689 million dollars were exported from maritime trade, and the largest amount was exported to Ivory Coast, according to the statement of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce.
The countries that export the most rice are the People’s Republic of China with over 6,100 tons of rice. about 3880 tons of rice to the Philippines; About 6,000 tons of rice to Romania, about 15,500 tons of rice to Ivory Coast. To Burkina Faso
About 10,000 tons of rice and 5,000 tons of rice were exported to Mali.
Compared to the previous week’s export, rice exports decreased by about 25 thousand tons, and the value decreased by more than 10 million dollars.
Between January 15 and 21, about 1,600 tons of broken rice were shipped to China by sea. About 28,600 tons of broken rice to Belgium and 300 tons of broken rice to Italy totaling more than 30,520 tons. The value is about 8.97 million dollars.
During this period, a total of more than 80,000 tons of rice and broken rice were exported by sea and border, which is more than 1,400 tons more compared to the previous week’s export.
During the period from December 18th to 24th, 2021, more than 28,100 tons of rice worth $9.462 million were exported by sea, about 26,170 tons of rice to Asian countries. About 1,580 tons of rice were exported to EU countries and 34,000 tons to New Guinea.
Myanmar exports rice and broken rice to China mostly, and it also exports to European countries and African countries.
Myanmar exports rice and broken rice through both border trade and sea trade.
In exporting rice and broken rice from Myanmar, sea trade to the EU market. It is exported to the African market and is mainly exported to China through the Muse border.
In the last fiscal year 2019-2020, the export of rice abroad decreased, but as the export of broken rice saw an increase, the income was more than 84 million dollars more than the same period of the previous year.
Myanmar’s export of rice and broken rice has been growing by 10 percent on average every year. In addition, in addition to the increase in tonnage, more high-quality rice types are being exported to increase income, according to the Myanmar Rice Federation.
According to the Ministry of Economy and Commerce, Myanmar earned $700.13 million from the export of rice and broken rice in the fiscal year 2020-2021 up to the end of September.