The Burmese government requires importers to have an import license before product leaves the exporting country.
The Burmese Government published new labeling requirements for prepackage food on January 20, 2022. An unofficial translation of the original order is attached to this report.
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Burma: Exporter Guide

Since Burma initiated a series of political and economic reforms in 2011, U.S. agricultural exports have grown over 80-fold, reaching a record $174 million in 2019 and $167 million in 2020 despite the COVID-19 situation.
On November 9, Burma published new negative import lists that indicate the products required to have import licenses with notification 18/2021, which included apples, grapes, oranges, pears and butter and milk products.
The military coup continues to negatively impact Burma’s economy, and the value of the Myanmar Kyat hit record lows in September. Arriving shipments, however, are being cleared and are not facing many clearance challenges.
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Burma: Trade Continues but Uncertainty Remains High

The military coup continues to negatively impact Burma’s economy. Arriving shipments, however, are being cleared, and trade is continuing in some fashion or another.
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Burma: FAIRS Country Report Annual

Prior to the February 1, 2021 military coup, Burma was in the process of updating many of its laws and regulations.
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Burma: FAIRS Export Certificate Report Annual

This report lists the major certificates required by the Burmese government agencies for U.S agricultural products exported to Burma.
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Burma: Pandemic and Coup Reduce Wheat Consumption

Wheat consumption is forecast to decrease in 2021 due to economic contraction and cash shortages post-coup and the continued negative impact from COVID-19.
The February 1, 2021, military coup continues to negatively impact Burma’s economy.
Since Burma initiated a series of political and economic reforms in 2011, U.S. agricultural exports have grown over 80-fold, reaching a record $174 million in 2019 and $167 million in 2020.
Following the February 1, 2021 coup by the Burmese military, agricultural trade has been crippled due to country-wide peaceful protests in opposition to the military’s actions...