Myanmar Beans and Pulses consist of exports of non-formal and informal border exports along borders, mainly in India, Thailand and China. Black Matpe, mung bean and tree tours are a major exporter of pulse, accounting for about 90 percent of total formal-bound shipments in the first three months of 2016.
Myanmar bean and pulse exports in the first quarter of 2016 (January-March) fell sharply by 41 percent to 382284 tonnes to 652375 tonnes compared to the same period in 2015, mainly due to prices Higher for Mapte grains and limited supplies. In particular, exports of goods without official border trade fell by 45 per cent to 300,950 tonnes, and informal cross-border trade has fallen by 20 per cent to 81,334 tonnes.
About 67 percent of total exports in the first three months of 2016 was shipped to India. Toorwhole grades led to the fact that all exports accounted for 35 percent of the total, followed by Black Matpe, 31 percent and 23 percent mung bean.
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