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Myanmar to Saudi marine products export to be discussed in Dubai Marine products Exhibition

Vice-Chairman of Myanmar Fisheries Federation (MFF) Dr. Toe Nanda Tin said that Saudi Arabia’s postponement on import of Myanmar products will be discussed at the Marine products exhibition which will be held in October 30th to November 1st 2018 in Dubai. “The embassy of Saudi Arabia requested Department of Fisheries to answer all the questions […]

MFF official highlights govt cooperation for fishery development in China-Myanmar corridor

The government and private sector need to cooperate to enable Myanmar’s fishery sector to acceess opportunities in China-Myanmar economic corridor project, said Win Kyaing, general secretary of Myanmar Fisheries Federation (MFF). “In the fishery sector, it is no longer possible to extend catching fish naturally. But we can extend fish farming. We will try for […]

Yangon chief ministers lay outs plan to improve fish farming

The government will cooperate with Myanmar Fisheries Federation (MFF) in reforming the current fish farming system in fishery sector, said Yangon Region chief minister Phyo Min Thein. He blamed little profit for results from conventional farming and called for better services in transporting fishery products through cold storage factories. The chief minister said the government […]

Myanmar fishery traders call for negotiation over Saudi Arabia’s import suspension

YANGON, March 8 (Xinhua) — Myanmar’s Fishery Products Processors and Exporters Association has called for government-to-government negotiation over Saudi Arabia’s suspension of fishery imports from Myanmar which will start from April 1, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Thursday. Saudi Arabia’s imposition of ban on fishery imports from Myanmar along with Bangladesh and […]

Myanmar Prawn Exports Could Reach $1bn a Year With Help of New Strains

​​ Exports from Myan­mar’s ailing prawn industry could be worth $1 billion per year by 2022 if it adopts a dis­ease resistant strain of the crustacean from Hawaii in the United States, ac­cording to industry lead­ers. U Kyaw Tun Myint, chairman of the Myan­mar Shrimp Association, said at an industry meet­ing last month that My­anmar […]

AFC President strengthens partnership with MFF

Yangon: Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, made his first trip to Myanmar this weekend to visit Zaw Zaw, President of the Myanmar Football Federation (MFF), in the capital, Yangon. Shaikh Salman told the President and members of the MFF that the AFC is committed to building strong ties with its members under the […]

Transportation and communication sector receives largest investment

Out of 93 investment businesses, the transportation and communication enterprises have received the largest investments as of the end of October in this fiscal year, it is learnt from the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA). The transportation and communication sector is placed at the top with an investment of US$1,014.48million, followed by the […]

Fish and prawn breeders required to adopt new breeding methods to enhance sector

Businessmen who are engaged in fish and prawn farming should adopt new techniques to enhance the sector, said U Win Kyaing, the general secretary of the Myanmar Fish Federation (MFF). MFF and non-governmental organisations have encouraged fish and prawn breeders to practice new breeding methods and discard the traditional methods. The aquatic resources in Myanmar […]

Influx of illicit Thai carp takes a bite out of Myanmar’s fishing industry

Yangon, June 29 – the influx of illicit carp into Myanmar from neighbouring Thailand is hurting domestic fish farming enterprises, according to the Myanmar Fisheries Federation (MFF). Approximately 6,000 viss (9,780 kgs) of carp arrives at Yangon’s central fish market everyday through unofficial channels via the Myanmar – Thai border town of Myawady. “We’ve been […]

Gov’t to Offer Up to $5k to Fish Breeders; Eyes the Elusive $700m from Exports

The government will offer loans of up to K5 million ($5,000) to breeders interested in entering the aquaculture industry in a bid to counteract the sliding domestic fishing industry and collapse in catch-sizes due to over fishing. The loan can now be used to offset prohibitive costs of brick or soil for fish tanks, which […]