YANGON, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar exported 335,366 tons of rice to China in the first half of this 2016-2017 fiscal year, earning 123.093 million U.S. dollars, according to statistics of Myanmar's Customs Department Friday.
Of the total export volume, 316,033 tons were exported through border trade, fetching 115.929 million U.S. dollars.
Myanmar has four border gates with China - Muse in northern Shan state, Lwejel in Kachin state, Chin Shwehaw in northeastern Shan state and Kanpite Tee in Kachin state.
Of these border trade points, Muse stands the largest trade zone with the maximum trade value between the two neighbors.
Myanmar mostly exports rice to China, while the others are agricultural products, jade and raw materials.
China is the top rice export market of Myanmar, followed by Singapore while the United Arab Emirates remains the third largest.
Meanwhile, Myanmar's total rice export in the first half of this fiscal year reached 401,367 tons valued at 145.158 million U.S. dollars.