MYANMAR imported more than 9,500 tonnes of motorcycles worth US$4.724 million from neighbouring countries between 15 and 21 July through cross-border trade stations, the Commerce Ministry reported.
The number of imported motorbikes was over 500 more than the previous week import. The country purchased about 9,000 motorbikes in the previous week through Muse, Myawady and Tamu border gates.
According to the ministry, 8,107 motorbikes worth $2.669 million have been bought from China via Muse border point of entry, $2.010 million worth of 1,269 motorbikes from Myawady border gate, 13 motorbikes worth $0.011 million from Tamu border stations and $0.034 million worth of 120 motorbikes from Kanpaiktee cross-border trade camp.
A total of 342 three-wheel motorbikes were also been imported from China through Muse and Kanpaiktee border points during the same week.