Trade body seeks streamlining on duties for double-cab trucks

The Myanmar Automobile Manufacturers and Distributors Association (MAMDA) has requested Vice President U Myint Swe to classify double cab trucks as commercial vehicles and levy a single tax on the category of vehicles. The MAMDA made the request during a regular meeting between Private Sector Development Committee led by the vice president and private enterprises […]

New self-assessment system for car imports to apply from 2018 onwards

Customs will practice a new car importing system under which import valuations for cars will change this year. As such, car importers should ensure they are clear about the new system, said U Soe Tun, chair of Myanmar Automobile Manufacturers and Distributors Association (MAMDA). Up until 2017, imported car prices were based on the Cost, […]

300-acre Yangon auto complex awaits approval

A consortium of companies is hoping for approval for a large-scale automobile complex to be built on the outskirts of Yangon. Members of the Myanmar Automobile Manufacturers and Distributors Association (MAMDA) established the Myanmar Automobile Development Public Company (MADPC) in mid-2014, with a view to building a complex that would promote the local vehicle industry. […]

Auto group to invest in new bus system

The Myanmar Automobile Manufacturers and Distributors Association (MAMDA) plans to invest into a new bus system that promises to transform travel for Yangon’s commuters. The new system, known as bus rapid transit (BRT) lite, will include dedicated bus lanes, as well as new buses to replace existing ancient vehicles. MAMDA hopes to be involved as […]