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 masks, were imported by two companies using four vehicles yesterday.
A total of 20 tonnes of liquid oxygen carried by one bowser, 1,468 empty oxygen cylinders, three oxygen plants and 0.28 tonne of masks were imported via the Myawady and Chinshwehaw trading zones and Yangon International Seaports.
One bowser transported liquid oxygen to Yangon via the Myawady trading zone.Three oxygen plants were also transported to Yangon via the Chinshwehaw trading zone, officials said.
Officials from the relevant departments are cooperating to facilitate and expedite the Standard Operating Procedures, 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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