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Thai-Myanmar border trade rises $250m in 2016-2017 FY

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Xinhua, Yangon :
Thai-Myanmar border trade value increased by 249.257 million U.S. dollars in the 2016-17 fiscal year which ended in March, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Wednesday.
The border trade value between Myanmar and Thailand hit 1.369 billion dollars in 2016-2017 from 1.119 billion dollars in 2015-2016.
Myanmar trades with Thailand through border points of Tachilek, Myawady,
Kawthoung, Myeik, HteeKhee, Maese and Mawtaung, of which HteeKhee point has a
slump in trade value.
During the past fiscal year, Myanmar's total border trade value reached 7.439
billion dollars, up from 7.153 billion dollars in the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

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