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9 Marzo 2018

Birmania - Thailandia

RICE EXPORTS FORECAST TO HIT 4 MILLION TONNES IN TWO YEARS

Myanmar rice exports are forecast to hit 4 million tonnes by the 2020-21 fiscal year, according to estimates provided by the Myanmar Rice Federation (MRF) at the Myanmar Rice Federation Stakeholder Forum 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw Tuesday.At those levels, revenues from the export of rice could reach $1.5 billion within the two –year period.The country is forecast to export around the same volume of rice in 2018-19, but expects to draw over $1 billion in revenues as local rice quality improves, according to the MRF. Myanmar rice is mainly exported to China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, western Africa and parts of Europe. (ICE BANGKOK)