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

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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 four companies and transported using five vehicles.
A total of 16 tonnes of liquid oxygen carried by one bowser, 960 empty oxygen cylinders, one oxygen plant and 28 tonnes of gloves and 18 tonnes of masks were imported via Myawady, Chinshwehaw and Kengtung trading posts and Yangon International Seaports.
One bowser transported liquid oxygen to Yangon via the Myawady land border and one oxygen plant led to Yangon, officials said.
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. — MNA

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