Mandalay airport, jetty on radar for illegal imports

Mobile inspection teams will expand to Mandalay International Airport and Gaw Wein Jetty next month, according to the Central Committee for Preventing and Controlling Illegal Trade. “We’ve prepared everything for inspections. We will start from October,” said Lan San Oo, the official who oversees international airports for the mobile teams. Although it was previously announced […]

Mobile inspection teams to monitor commercial hubs

To tackle illegal trade, mobile inspection teams will keep a close watch on commercial hubs like Mandalay International Airport, Ayeyawady River, Mandalay’s Gaw Wein Jetty and border gates in Myawady, according to the Central Committee for Fighting Contraband. Since the formation of the committee in December 2012, there has been a drop in revenue lost […]

Muse sees largest volume of illegal trade

Trade going through the northern border town of Muse sees the largest volume of illegal goods seized by police, according to a recent report. The total value of seized illegal goods amounts to Ks 12.7 billion (US$12 million), says the report by the Prevention and Control of Illegal Trading Central Committee. The committee has cracked […]