MoC oversees daily import processes for anti-COVID-19 equipment

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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).
On 8 November, anti-COVID-19 equipment and medical products, including masks and oxygen concentrators, were imported by five companies and transported using seven vehicles.
A total of 160 empty oxygen cylinders, one oxygen plant, 13 oxygen concentrators for home use, 18,800 PPE suits, and 44 tonnes of masks were imported via Chinshwehaw trading zones, and Yangon International Seaports, officials said.
One oxygen plant was transported to Yangon via the seaport, 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— — MNA

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