Saturday, January 19, 2008

Burma: Burma seeks to develop ties with Brunei

A ten-member delegation representing the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) have visited the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Brunei Darussalam (NCCIBD) at Beribi Industrial Site, to forge cooperation in trade, investment and joint ventures.

U Win Myint, Chairman of UMFCCI said, "Our agricultural products include rice, pulses, beans, sesame seeds, groundnuts, sugarcanes, hardwood and fish, while our industries comprise of agricultural processing such as wood and wood products, copper, tin, tungsten, iron, construction materials, pharmaceuticals, fertilisers, natural gas, garments, and gem stones.

"Our export commodities are gas, wood products, pulses, beans, fish, rice, clothing and gem stones mainly to Thailand, India, China and Japan.

"Goods such as fabric, petroleum products, fertilisers, plastics, machinery, transport equipment, construction materials, crude oil, food products, edible oil are meanwhile imported mainly from China, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia."

He didn't mention the military regime's record on human rights.