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Governor predicts border trade spike

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TAK - Cross-border trade between Thailand's Mae Sot and Myanmar's Myawaddy is expected to exceed 100 billion baht this year after Myanmar lifted a ban on certain imports and exports. 

Tak governor Suriya Prasartbandit on Monday said Myanmar recently lifted its ban on 166 imported items from Thailand and 152 items for export.

The lifting of the ban was part of Myanmar's preparations for the Asean Economic Community.

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