Why don't Myanmar log trade figures add up? Corruption, says NGO

By Alisa Tang | Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:37 PM
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BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Global imports of timber from Myanmar between 2000 and 2013 were three and a half times as large as the quantity it officially exported, proof of serious ‘criminality and corruption’ in the country’s timber sector, according to a UK-based watchdog that analysed the numbers.

Official figures published earlier this month showed that Myanmar ...

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