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Myanmar attempts to raise exports of more local fruits to China

Myanmar is attempting to qualify for General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China (AQSIQ) certificates for eight kinds of fruits and spices. The aim is to officially export them to China, said U Soe Than Min Din , president of the Myanmar Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Producers and […]

Foreign demand for Myanmar’s drumstick tree on the rise

Myanmar will export Moringa oleifera, or drumstick trees, to Japan for the first time from June onwards, said U Myint Ko, chair of Myanmar Drumstick and Moringa Producer and Exporters Association. Japan, China, Malaysia and Singapore have offered to purchase the drumsticks from Myanmar but Myanmar can produce only limited quantities of the tree, he […]

MFVP pushes opening of more fruit export channels

The Myanmar Fruit, Flower, and Vegetable Producers and Exporters Association (MFVP) suggested three measures to expand the watermelon market and control market prices at the 22nd regular meeting of Vice President 1 and entrepreneurs. The suggestions were put forward by MFVP vice president U Myint Sein at the meeting held recently at the UMFCCI office. […]

The Road to Muse

Mandalay-Muse Road linking Mandalay, the second capital city of Myanmar, and Muse located on Myanmar-China border plays a pivotal role in border trade between the two countries. The road was once notorious for its poor condition coupled with the then thriving insurgency. But nowadays, the situation has changed a lot as the country is moving […]

Impact of Agricultural Investment in Myanmar

After years of international isolation, Myanmar is liberalizing its economy and seeking to attract growing levels of foreign investment. Agriculture currently plays a crucial role in the country’s economy and more than 60 percent of the population depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. The Government of Myanmar (GoM) has acknowledged the need to support smallholders […]

Invitation to open tender for 85 acres Danyinkone Wholesale Market to construct in Insein Township; Closing Date: January 1, 2015

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Danyinkone Wholesale Market for flowers, fruits and vegetables to construct in Insein Township Invitation to open tender 1. The Yangon Regional Government invites open tender to local* companies interested to construct international Danyinkone Wholesale Market for flowers, fruits and vegetables in Danyinkone, Insein Township. 2. The Yangon Regional […]

Construction starts on Japan-Myanmar JV industrial complex in Yangon

The construction of a joint venture industrial complex between Japanese and Myanmar companies started Saturday in Yangon with an official ribbon-cutting and ground-breaking ceremony held at the site. The industrial complex, located inside the Thilawa Sepecial Economic Zone, about 23 kilometers south of the city center of Yangon, is expected to draw businesses involved in […]