And the huge industry profits from the second-most traded commodity in the world are not trickling down to the people who grow the beans.
Air pollution levels especially level of particulate matter with 2.5 micrometers (PM 2.5) in the air remain dangerously high in Hanoi and big cities of the Southeast Asian country causing concerns.
With help from American researchers, they’re growing nutritious crops that boost their income.
If the issue is held up the House committee will propose a bill to amend the law on hazardous substances in order to speed up the implementation of the ban on the three dangerous products.
The numbers would suggest that although China and Chinese companies are investing in Myanmar, the investment strategy is geared toward smaller projects instead of the mega infrastructure projects for which the BRI is associated.