Data and Analysis

The military coup continues to negatively impact Burma’s economy, and the value of the Myanmar Kyat hit record lows in September. Arriving shipments, however, are being cleared and are not facing many clearance challenges.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Burma: Rice Trade - Monthly

Post forecasts Burma’s rice exports lower in September due to the continued closure of all border checkpoints along the Burma-China border, poor demand from African and EU countries, and high shipping costs.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Burma: Rice Trade - Monthly

Post forecasts lower rice exports in August due to the closure of all border checkpoints along the Burma-China border and poor demand from African and EU countries.

News and Features

CONTACT: press@fas.usda.gov or (202) 720-7115 WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2019 – When Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney leads a U.S. Department of Agriculture trade mission to Vietnam Oct. 15-18, he’ll be accompanied by...
Contact: press@fas.usda.gov or (202) 720-7115 WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will sponsor seven trade missions in 2019 to expand export opportunities for U.S. agriculture across the globe, Under Secretary for...
Contact: FAS Public Affairs (202) 720-7115 RANGOON, Burma, Aug. 8, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is expanding activities and services in Burma with the opening of a new Office of Agricultural...

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