With a total foreign trade of USD 1.586 billion, Myanmar's export amounted to USD 797.78 million, while its import stood at USD 789.13 million during the month, reported Xinhua.
However, in the first four months (April-July) of the 2013-14 fiscal year, Myanmar's foreign trade totalled USD 6.5 billion, of which export stood at USD 2.964 billion, while import represented USD 3.536 billion.
In the 2012-13 fiscal year, Myanmar's foreign trade totalled USD 18.421 billion, up by over USD 250 million, or 1.4 percent compared with USD 18.17 billion in the previous fiscal year. Of the total, export valued at USD 9.08 billion, while import stood at USD 9.341 billion.
Export items include natural gas, jade, beans and pulses, rice, fish, rubber and teak, while import items include oil and gas, auto spare parts, iron and steel, palm oil, pharmaceutical products, plastics, fertiliser, cement and electronic equipment.
--IANS (Posted on 16-08-2013)