Authorities working on permitting liquor imports

Arrangements are being made to allow liquor, beer and wine imports, albeit within limits, U Aung Htoo, deputy minister for the Ministry of Commerce, said in Parliament. Supporting legislation will also be drafted. As Myanmar currently bans the import of alcohol, large quantities of foreign liquor, beer and wine are smuggled into the country on […]

Myanmar Liquor Association urges stricter control over grey market

The Myanmar Liquor Association (MLA) released a statement last Wednesday urging the government to tackle the grey market and implement more transparent regulations for the valuation of liquor imports. The statement also provided a clarification that MLA does not object to the importation of liquor if there is a “level playing field” for the local […]