Invitation For Bid for the Supply ,Delivery and Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Mobile Laboratory Equipment

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a Grant from the Federal Republic of Germany (KfW Bank) through the Ministry of Agriculture , Livestock and Irrigation towards the costs of Rural Development Programme Phase(I). Department of Rural Development (DRD) wishes to purchase for the Supply ,Delivery and Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Mobile […]

EOI for Consulting Services– Individual Consultant (International procurement specialist). Closing Date 27 January 2017

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. [Country] The Republic of the Union of Myanmar [Name of project] Myanmar Flood and Landslides Emergency Recovery Project Loan No.: 5889 –MM Assignment Title: International procurement specialist Reference No.: C4-IST-IC02 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has […]

Fishery exports to China decline for 5th straight year

The export of fish and related products to China has steadily declined over the past five years, according to a announcement released by Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation. A total of 92,780 tonnes of fishery products worth US$259million were exported to China in the 2011-2012 fiscal year. But that figure dropped to only US$161million […]

Myanmar’s fisheries products able to be exported to the Netherlands

Myanmar’s seafood will soon be exported to the Netherlands, it is learnt from the Myanmar Fisheries Products Processors and Exporters Association. Under the guidance of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, fish and prawns that meet with market standards are currently being exported to China, Thailand, Singapore, Kuwait, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Bangladesh and […]

Myanmar moves to jump start coffee cultivation

Demand for coffee is booming in an increasingly caffeinated world, and although Myanmar is capable of producing international-quality product it has neglected the crop for years. But agricultural ministry officials are hoping to develop a coordinated strategy to ramp up production and connect cultivators with world markets. Myanmar has been growing coffee for years but in relatively […]

Illegal Chicken Imports Continue to Worry Mandalay Producers

Representatives from the Mandalay Livestock Federation (MLF) urged the Mandalay Regional Government to take actions against illegal frozen chicken import and control its trading in the market in Mandalay. “It is difficult to estimate the real amount of imported frozen chicken in the market because massive shipments are coming into the market. This really has […]

Govt mulls rejection of US$300 million loan from China

Thanks but no thanks, the Myanmar government may be preparing to say to a major Chinese lender. As Foreign Minister Daw Aung San Suu Kyi discussed the future of the controversial Myitsone dam project and other aspects of Myanmar-Chinese relations in Beijing, questions were being raised as to whether the country needs to take on an additional […]

Govt to hold press conferences on its 100-day undertakings

The government will hold press conferences on its 100-day undertakings in Nay Pyi Taw, the Ministry of Information said yesterday. The press conference will begin today with four ministries—the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Border Affairs and Ministry of Electricity and Energy —giving briefings and answering media questions. The schedules are subject to change […]

Fishery products require health certificate for exporting

FISHERY products will be allowed for export only after receiving a health certificate according to an announcement released by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation on Tuesday. Aquaculture products exported through border trade camps and via sea trade are being checked. Health certificates granted by the Myanmar Fishery Federation are required to prove these […]

Commerce ministry lightens licence regs

In another step toward smoothing and facilitating external trade, the Ministry of Commerce has announced plans to exempt over 250 commodities from the need for an import licence. The ministry’s assistant secretary, U Khin Maung Latt, told The Myanmar Times that the list of commodities would be published next month. “These are the first 267 commodity lines […]