Economy of Myanmar

Imports
Imports commoditiesfabric, petroleum products, fertilizer, plastics, machinery, transport equipment; cement, construction materials, crude oil; food products, edible oil
Import partnersChina 36.9%, Thailand 20.2%, Singapore 8.7%, South Korea 8.7%, Japan 8.2%, Malaysia 4.6% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesnatural gas, wood products, pulses, beans, fish, rice, clothing, jade and gems
Export partnersThailand 40.7%, India 14.8%, China 14.3%, Japan 7.4% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productsrice, pulses, beans, sesame, groundnuts, sugarcane; fish and fish products; hardwood
Industrial productsagricultural processing; wood and wood products; copper, tin, tungsten, iron; cement, construction materials; pharmaceuticals; fertilizer; oil and natural gas; garments, jade and gems
Economy
Unemployment5.20 % (2013)5.40 % (2012)5.50 % (2011)
Unemployment of Myanmar
GDP - Official Exchange Rate59.4 Billion $ (2013)54.5 Billion $ (2012)43.0 Billion $ (2010)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Myanmar
GDP growth rate6.80 % (2013)6.40 % (2012)5.50 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Myanmar
GDP per Capita (PPP)1,700 $ (2013)1,600 $ (2012)1,300 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Myanmar
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity111 Billion $ (2013)103 Billion $ (2012)84.0 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Myanmar
GDP PPP per land area164 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)152 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)124 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Myanmar
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate9.95 % (2010)12.0 % (2009)12.0 % (2008)
Central bank discount rate of Myanmar
Commercial bank prime lending rate13.0 % (2013)13.0 % (2012)16.3 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Myanmar
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP38.0 % (2013)38.8 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP20.3 % (2013)19.3 % (2012)
Services % of GDP41.7 % (2013)41.8 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals593 Thousand (2012)391 Thousand (2011)311 Thousand (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Myanmar
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio1.12 % (2012)0.72 % (2011)0.60 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Myanmar
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt)13.1 % of total external debt (2012)14.6 % of total external debt (2011)14.4 % of total external debt (2010)
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt) of Myanmar
Current Account Balance (Total)-2.60 Billion $ (2013)-1.79 Billion $ (2012)96.1 Million $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Myanmar
External Debt (Total)5.38 Billion $ (2013)5.59 Billion $ (2012)5.80 Billion $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of Myanmar
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)9.05 % of GDP (2013)10.3 % of GDP (2012)13.5 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Myanmar
External Debt per Capita101 $ (2013)106 $ (2012)107 $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of Myanmar