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Bean Association Acts Swiftly to Avoid Panic

At an August 30 meeting of the Myanmar Pules, Beans and Sesame Seeds Merchants Association (MPBSSMA) and the Union of Myanmar Chamber of Commerce and Indus­try (UMFCCI), a solution was jointly reached to stabilize local bean market: a temporary contribution of state and association funds. Two weeks ago, India, a primary bean importer, stopped buying […]

Myanmar pulses market examined

The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Commerce said that several strategies are being explored to restore the stability of Myanmar’s pulses market. The Myanmar pulses market was sent into disarray last month when India, the largest buyer, put severe restrictions on imported pulses in an attempt to protect the price of their own supply […]

Squatters Reject IDs, Say They Own Land

More than 100 squatter households in Insein township are yet to collect their identity cards despite an announcement made by the township administrators to collect them. U Tun Lwin, Sin Ngu ward administrator in Insein township said, “From June 20 to 26, we issued ID cards to those who have been listed as illegal residents […]

Beans and Pulse Association Weighs on Trader Dispute

Based on request from a local company, Myanmar Pulses, Beans and Sesame Seeds Merchants Association will solve the financial issue between merchants and the company. The pulse trading firm, Thein Than Company, asked help from the association a month ago to judge the financial issue. “We are checking the financial statement of both sides and […]