THE value of Myanmar’s bilateral
trade value with Italy
prior to a month before the
end of the 2017- 2018 fiscal
year reached some US$189.7
million, including $98.7 million
in exports and $91 million in
imports, according to figures
released by the commerce
Bilateral trade value with
Italy was registered at some
$136.7 million in the 2016-2017
FY, $73.1 million in the 2015-16
FY, $113.5 million in the 2014-
2015 FY, $124.69 million in the
2013-2014 FY, $27.8 million in
the 2012-2013 FY and $23.5
million in the 2011-2012 FY.
Pathein parasol (traditional
umbrella), hilsa, finished textiles
and clothing, footwear,
animal products and vegetables,
while chemicals, raw
materials, consumer goods,
capital goods, metals, food
products, and machines and electronics are imported.
On 10 May, Union Minister
for Commerce Dr Than Myint
received a delegation led by Mr.
Fabio De Cilli, Trade Commissioner
of the trade promotion
section of the Italian Embassy,
to boost bilateral trade.