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The Ministry of Economy and Commerce said that Shan sesame seeds, a new type of export from the Myawady border trade zone, are being exported to Thailand. Published by Myawati Trade Zone.

The Shan sesame tree was planted in Aung Pa, Shan State. In the Kalaw area, it is planted in September and two months later, the seeds can be harvested in November.


In December 2022, due to the demand from the Thai market, it was exported to Thailand under a new name from Myawady border, according to the statement.



In Thailand, the Shan sesame seeds are used to make kho-salam and folded bread Poppy bread It is used as a substitute for sesame in Thai breads such as Igwe bread. It is said that the seeds are crushed and used to cook soup. In Korea, as in Thailand, Shan sesame leaves are also used to make bread, and they are more widely used as a kind of leaf to wrap meat in dumplings and eat.


Aung Pa, Shan State The price of buying Shan sesame seeds in Kalaw is 2500 kyats per pound, and the cost of a 12-wheel vehicle carrying 16 tons from Shan State to Myawati is 2500 kyats, so the toll is 255 kyats per pound. It is known that the two percent tax is 20 kyats per pound and the general cost is 10 kyats per pound.


Therefore, the total cost of one pound is 2,785 kyats, and the cost of a 16-ton 12-wheel vehicle is 2,729,5664 kyats.

From December 1, 2022 to January 10, 2023, two companies exported 76 tons of Shan sesame seeds to Thailand from Myawady border. Valued at 17.481 million baht. It is known that they were able to export 0.053 million dollars.

During the first quarter of the 2022-2023 fiscal year, 64 percent of Myanmar’s exports were exported to Asia, and 28.9 percent of exports to the EU were reported by the Ministry of Planning and Finance. According to the report of the Central Statistics Office.


During the first quarter of the fiscal year 2022-2023, the countries that exported the most of Myanmar’s exports were Thailand, China Japan The United States and Germany.

During this period, exports to Thailand accounted for 22.7 percent of total exports.

Myanmar exports agricultural products, animal products aquatic products mineral products; forest products According to the Ministry of Economy and Trade, CMP and other products are being exported.

investment goods in imports; commercial raw materials, consumer goods It is known that CMP raw materials are mainly imported.

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