Myanmar exports over 1.64 mln tonnes of rice in 2019-2020 fiscal year H1 hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– Myanmar exported more than 1.64 million tonnes of rice and broken rice during the period from October 1 and March 27 in the 2019-2020 fiscal year, according to the Myanmar Rice Federation (MRF).

Particularly, the country exported over 1.09 million tonnes of rice and 551,641 tonnes of broken rice, earning more than 475.4 million USD, during the reviewed period.

Over 1.4 million tonnes of rice or 85.8 percent of the total was shipped aboard by sea.

China is the main buyer of Myanmar rice, followed by the European Union (EU) and African countries.

Myanmar has targeted to export 2.5 million tonnes of rice in the current fiscal years, which ends on September 30./.