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MGE’s high value of jades to catch attention of foreign merchants

High value of jade lots entrusted to Myanma Gems Emporium will range from Euro 3 million to 8 million, reported Myanma Gems Enterprise. The 54th Myanma Gems Emporium will be held at Mani Yadana Jade Hall in Nay Pyi Taw from August 2- 11. The MGE will put 6,561 lots of jades and 326 lots […]

Jewellers worry over tax hike on cut stones

Gem entrepreneurs will be required to pay a 10 per cent commercial tax on sales of finished stones, plus 15 per cent for uncut stones, even as other commercial taxes have been reduced under the 2015 Taxation Law, according to the Internal Revenue Department under the Ministry of Finance. Min Htut, director-general of the Internal […]