Myanmar's jade expo mops up $612m in sales, lower than last year

Myanmar's jade expo mops up $612m in sales, lower than last year

Myanmar’s famed jade and gems expo has mopped up 518.82 million euros ($612.4 million) in sales this year,  3 per cent lower than last year’s sales of 533.49 million euros ($628.7 million).

The gems emporium, which is an annual event since 1964, touched its recent peak sales of 900 million euros in 2015.

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