Local log exporters concerned about foreign competition

LOG exporting businesses in Myanmar have requested the government to hold tenders only open to domestic log traders. Log merchants have called for the Myanma Timber Enterprise (MTE), which is under the Ministry of Resource and Environmental Conservation, to hold separate tenders for local wood-based industry merchants engaging in the business of exporting logs of […]

Myanma Timber Enterprise Export Marketing & Milling Department Invitation for Open Tender Closing Date 25 September 2017

1. Myanma timber enterprise will sell teak & hardwood round logs and Sawn timbers by open tenders in us dollars. Particulars of the open tender Sales are as follows: (a) Date & Time (22-9-2017) (12;00) Noon (25-9-2017) (12;00) Noon (b) Commodities & Volume -Teak Logs About (2090) Tons -Teak Conversion About (386) Tons -Hard Wood […]

Myanma Timber Enterprise Export Marketing & Milling Department Invitation for Open Tender Closing Date 28 August 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list 1. Myanma Timber Enterprise Will Sell Teak & Hardwood Round Logs and Sawn Timbers by Open Tenders In Us Dollars. Particulars of the Open Tender Sales Are As Follows: (a) Date & Time  (25-8-2017) (12;00)Noon (28-8-2107) (12;00)Noon (b) Commodities & Volume  Teaklogs About (1615) Tons Teak Conversion About(363)Tons […]

Timber industry faces challenges in the voluntary partnership agreement process in forest governance

“The government has concerns and the fact that is does not have the trust of multiple stakeholders is a challenge for the process. “Every change implies sacrificing the interests of certain people, or things, for a certain time but it will be a benefit in the long run, resulting in a sustainable enterprise,” he said. […]

Myanmar Timber Enterprise: Tender for Teak & Hardwood. Auction Date 28 & 31 July 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list 1. Myanma timber enterprise will sell teak & hardwood round logs and Sawn timbers by open tenders in us dollars. Particulars of the open tender Sales are as follows: (a) DATE & TIME (28-7-2017) (12;00)Noon (31-7-2107) (12;00)Noon (b) COMMODITIES & VOLUME – Teaklogs About (1212) Tons – Teak […]

Export Marketing & Milling Department Invitation for open tender. Closing Date 26 June 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list 1. Myanma timber enterprise will sell teak & hardwood round logs and sawn timbers by open tenders in Us Dollars. Particulars of the Open tender sales are as follows: (a) Date & Time (23-6-2017)(12;00) Noon (26-6-2017) (12;00) After Noon (b) Commodities & Volume – Teak Logs About ( […]

Myanma Timber Enterprise to Respond to Danish Teak Sanctions

​​ Danish authorities have made a ruling to place injunctions on all seven Danish operators bringing Myanmar teak into the Scandinavian country. Myanma Timber Enterprise (MTE) has plans to respond to the sanctions placed on the entire Myanmar teak industry, according to U Khin Maung Kyi, deputy general manager (extraction) of MTE. “We will somehow […]

Myanma Timber Enterprise Tender. Auction Date 16 and 19 Dec 2016

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list   Myanma Timber Enterprise will sell teak & hardwood round logs and sawn timbers by open tenders in US Dollars particulars of the open tender sales are as follows: (a) DATE & TIME (16-12-2016) (12;00)Noon and (19-12-2016) (13;00)Noon   (b) COMMODITIES & VOLUME -Teak Logs About (1119) Tons […]

Government to Tackle Legal Timber Docs

Timber exporters are scrambling to respond to the conviction in a Swedish court of a company accused of importing Myanmar teak without sufficient proof that it was legally traded. The importer, Almatra Nordic, had been prosecuted under the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), which bans placing illegal or high risk wood on the EU market. The company had […]

Swedish Court rules Against Importer of Myanmar Timber

Sweden has prosecuted an importer and trader of Myanmar teak under an European Union rule that bans placing illegal or high-risk wood on the EU market, according to information from the NGO Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA). An EIA statement yesterday announced that a Swedish Forest Agency investigation found Almtra Nordic could not demonstrate who had […]