Thirty-four kinds of aquatic products granted duty free for export

Thirty-four kinds of aquatic products have been granted duty-free status to be exported to America by the Ministry of Commerce, according to a report in the Myawady Daily.

Fish and shrimp are the most exported among aquatic products. The merchants need to be careful of the product quality, need to mention the proportion of ingredients in the packing, and need to affix visible logos on the packaging. The ministry does not allow indirect export to US. There will be no duty exemption of products manufactured inside Myanmar and exported to US.

The American market is the biggest market in the world.

Therefore, exported products will be checked by US inspection teams to allow the products to enter the US Merchants who export the aquatic products to the U.S. need to take care of the product quality and packaging. This year, there are 13 companies which have been rejected because their products do not meet the prescribed standards.

Therefore, some local merchants have suffered and are being helped to manufacture their products to meet the international standards.

Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar