Avocado extract export to Bahrain to commence on a trial run in coming October
Bahrain, one of the Gulf Cooperation Council member countries, has offered to purchase Myanmar’s avocado and avocado extract, and a trial run of export to Bahrain will kick off in October, according to the Myanmar Avocado Producer and Exporter Association (MAVO).
Riyara Company from Bahrain made a purchase proposal through India-based Riyara Company. To yield a fruitful result, representatives from India-based Riyara Company, MAVO, the Economics attaché from Myanmar Embassy to India in Kolkata city, officials of Myanmar Trade Promotion Organization (Nay Pyi Taw and Shan State) negotiated the deal at the hybrid meeting in the last week of August 2023.
“Riyara Company from Bahrain eyes Myanmar’s avocado to retail them. So, they offered it through their company based in India. Following the successful negotiations, the trial run of export will begin in October. Myanmar’s Economic attaché in Kolkata and Myanmar Trade Promotion Organization are assisting to reach the agreement,” said U Myo Nyunt, vice chair of the MAVO.
This being so, Myanmar has reported matters regarding Myanmar’s avocado quality, production rate, certificates, mode of transport, shelf life, avocado farms accredited Global GAP certificates, quality assessment, potential export volume and market conditions to them. Myanmar has been accelerating diplomatic ties with GCC countries at present and cooperation in various sectors including economic, investment and other sectors. The GCC member countries are Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Omen, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. — ASH/EM