More than US$9 billion worth of goods has been imported this fiscal year including automobiles and the volume is more than US$2 billion than last year, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
In the 2014-2015 fiscal year, total volume of imports including cars was $9295.681 million, $2210.319 million more than the same period of last year.
Myanmar imports investment products, consumer goods,and raw materials to feed the growing industries every year. Out of the three items, investment products and raw materials topped the imports.Raw materials for industries include flour, petroleum products, industrial oil, chemical products, paints and polishes, fertilisers, raw plastic, raw materials of rubber, chemical dyes, papers for industries and others, iron and steel products, raw materials for mining, chemical hank and other hanks, galvanised iron sheets, and tyres and tubes.
Investment products imported during that period include cement, fishing nets, railway and related materials, aircraft and related materials, motorcars and its parts, ships and related materials, tractor and other vehicles for agriculture, telephones and communication devices, devices for television, computer and related materials, air-conditioners, engines, machines, and construction products.