Quality certification sought for Myanmar prize mangos

To help boost international exports of Myanmar’s famous sein ta lone (diamond) mangos, the agriculture ministry is preparing farmers for an audit that would demonstrate adherence to international food safety standards. Sein ta lone are the most popular variety of mangos for export, mostly grown in Mandalay Region and southern Shan State. The good agricultural […]

Idle plots still plague industrial zones

Rampant speculation has driven up the price of plots allocated for industrial use in Yangon Region, preventing factory construction, parliament heard yesterday. Although more than 10,000 plots were assigned, factories are running on only 3693 of them, and nearly a quarter are lying vacant, said deputy industry minister U Myo Aung. Speaking to Pyithu Hluttaw, […]