Published on Thursday, 29 November 2012 22:37
The western Rakhine state exported 3,000 tonnes of raw salt to Bangladesh over last three months.
The salt was exported in three shipments via Sittwe border trade centre. The first installment was despatched on September 8.
The rate for 1 viss (1.65 kg) of raw salt has been fixed at 60 kyats.
However, the price will be “adjusted” for the next shipments, Hla Mg from Hla Nyi Tun Company said.
Not all of the 12 groups of salt exporters are currently exporting the salt, he added.
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