Chinese trade delegation visits Myanmar 2013-07-18
The Chinese government's trade and economic delegation has discussed bilateral economic trade with Myanmar officials during their visit to the southeast Asian country.
Vice minister of Commerce Chen Jian headed the delegation, which arrived in Myanmar on Monday. They met with several high-level Myanmar government officials including its interior minister. And talked over ways to expand Myanmar's agricultural export to China, as well as problems hampering Chinese companies' investments in the country. In 2011, several Chinese-invested projects in Myanmar, including a hydropower station and a copper mine were forced to halt constructions. Chen Jian urged those Chinese companies to actively smooth over their problems and encouraged local people to visit the construction sites.
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Myanmar is very rich in natural resources like petroleum, timber, tin, antimony, zinc, copper, tungsten, lead, coal, some marble, limestone, precious stones, natural gas and hydropower. ... More