Daily imports of anti-COVID-19 equipment, medical products continue

Daily imports of anti-COVID-19 equipment, medical products continue

11 NOVEMBER 2021

THE Ministry of Commerce is making efforts to ensure people have access to the essential medical supplies that are critical to the COVID-19 prevention,  control and treatment activities, including liquid oxygen and oxygen cylinders, by arranging continuous importation through trading posts, international airports and seaports with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Anti-COVID-19 equipment and medical products, including oxygen plants and concentrators, were imported by two companies and transported by two vehicles yesterday. A total of 20 tonnes of liquid oxygen carried by one bowser, two oxygen generators, and 86 tonnes of masks were imported via Myawady and Chinshwehaw trading zones and Yangon International Seaports.

One bowser transported liquid oxygen to Yangon via the Myawady trading post. Officials from the relevant departments are cooperating to facilitate and expedite the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), including online registration for the import process.

It is reported that the Ministry of Commerce is coordinating with relevant  departments, treatment of COVID-19, as well as contact persons for inquiries

can be reached through the Ministry’s Website: www.commerce. gov.mm.