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December 13, 2018

Indian merchants prefer to quality of Myanmar’s areca nuts

KuntiTamu, 20 Oct —Demand of areca nut of Myanmar is high in the market in India to produce the steamed areca nut. Thus, areca nut becomes of the major export item at Tamu border trade camp in Sagaing Region.
“Myanmar regularly exports areca nut to India for 10 years. Gangaw, Yaw region, Mingin and Mawlaik regions produce areca nuts. Moreover, the products can be picked out from Myeik, Dawei and Kawthoung. Areca nuts are directly sent to Morah and Imphal of India. Prices of areca nuts depend on the quality. Indian merchants prefer to small size of areca nut,” said a local merchant.
Merchants from Manipur State purchase a large amount of areca nuts at Tamu border area.—Chindwin Thar (IPRD)


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