Export Assistance: Burma

FAIRS Annual Country Report Annual 2020|FAIRS Annual Country Report Annual|Rangoon|Burma|01/09/2020

Burma is in the process of updating many of its laws and regulations. This report includes updates on the Food Law, and the Animal Feed and Veterinary Drugs Law in Section I; Labeling Requirements for Food in section II; Trademark Law, Industrial Law, Patent Law, and Copyright Law in Section VIII; and Import Procedures for Food and new Law to Prevent Increased Quantity of Imports in Section IX.
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Annual 2019|Exporter Guide|Rangoon|Burma|8/6/2019

This report serves as a guide for U.S. companies seeking to do business in Burma (also called
Myanmar) and provides practical tips and information on local business practices, consumer
preferences and trends, food standards and regulations, and import and inspection procedures. It
also identifies market trends and opportunities for the three major market sectors (food retail, food
service, and food processing).
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Retail Foods|Retail Foods|Rangoon|Burma – Union of|10/11/2018

This report provides an overview of market opportunities and distribution channels for U.S. food and beverage products destined for the retail market in Burma (Myanmar).
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Notification on the Registration of New Plant Varieties|Trade Policy Incident Report|Rangoon|Burma – Union of|10/3/2018

The Department of Agriculture made changes to the process in registering new plant varieties. It changed the type of information required, and also limited the requirement for field trial data to only 17 target crops.
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Burma Liberalizes Retail and Wholesale Sector|Trade Policy Monitoring|Rangoon|Burma – Union of|9/7/2018

The Myanmar Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced Notification 25/2018, which allows foreign-owned companies to enter the wholesale and retail sectors if they met minimum investment thresholds. This creates new opportunities for U.S. businesses.
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Myanmar Companies Law and Online Registration |Policy and Program Announcements|Rangoon|Burma – Union of|8/6/2018

Myanmar launched the Myanmar Companies Law (2017) and an Online Registration system on August 1, 2018.
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Update to Law Regarding Retailing and Wholesaling|FAIRS Subject Report Agriculture in the News Retail Foods Trade Policy Monitoring|Rangoon|Burma – Union of|6/13/2018

As part of Burma’s on-going market liberalization, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) published a notification allowing 100% foreign-owned businesses that meet certain criteria to conduct retailing and wholesaling activities, with MOC permission.
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Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards |FAIRS Subject Report|Rangoon|Burma – Union of|1/16/2018

Myanmar is under the process of updating its laws and regulations in response to the recent opening of its economy and greater level of interaction with international partners. Since publication of the last FAIRS Report for Myanmar, the government drafted a new Food Law and sent it to the Union Attorney General Office for legal review. The draft Food Law is a general framework, under with all food regulations will fall.
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Myanmar Exporter Guide 2017|Exporter Guide|Rangoon|Burma – Union of|1/5/2018

This report serves as a guide for U.S. companies seeking to do business in Myanmar and provides practical tips and information on local business practices, consumer preferences and trends, food standards and regulations, and import and inspection procedures. This guide also identifies opportunities and entry approaches for three major market sectors (food retail, food service, and food processing) and key contacts. Download (PDF)


Myanmar AI Report |Poultry and Products|Rangoon|Burma – Union of|3/9/2015

Highlights: Myanmar government officials confirmed an avian flu outbreak in a Monywa Fowl and Quail Livestock Special Zone in upper Burma, on February 26, 2015. It is the first outbreak of H5N1 in Myanmar since the last officially reported incident in 2011, which occurred in western Rakhine State. Download (PDF)


Market Development Report for Summer Fancy Food Show in New Pork|Market Development Reports|Rangoon|Burma – Union of|1/16/2015

Post conducted a buying mission with one Myanmar importer to join Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City during June 25th – July 1st, 2014. The activity results in $90,000 in sales to Myanmar over the next 12 months, according to Myanmar Company. The activity was successful in providing good understanding of more new US products and excellent linkage between Myanmar importer and US suppliers for further business. Download (PDF)


2013|Exporter Guide|Rangoon|Burma – Union of|1/27/2014

BM4001: This guide serves as a resource for U.S. companies seeking to do business in Myanmar and provides practical tips and information on local business practices, consumer preferences and trends, food standards and regulations, and import and inspection procedures. Download (PDF)