Sittwe, January 10:The Burmese military authority of Arakan state has banned the export of basic commodities to its neighbour,
The banned commodities are rice, cooking oil, salt, chilli, onion, garlic, and items that are used to produce cooking oil such as peanut and sesame seed.
There has not been any incident, where these commodities have been prevented from entering Arakan, the western border state to Bangladesh, but the permit to transport such commodities through the townships bordering mainland Burma, has been cancelled.
It has been reported that these commodities have been sent back to their place of origin.
With the ceasing of these border trade commodities, the trade between the
It is reported that the military junta is attempting to control the price of basic commodities by controlling the foreign trade of these commodities. #
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