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 Standard Operating Procedures.
On 26 October, anti-COVID-19 equipment, medical products, including oxygen plants and concentrators, were imported by four companies using six vehicles.
A total of 20 tonnes of liquid oxygen carried by one bowser, five oxygen concentrators for home use, 19 tonnes of gloves and 28 tonnes of masks were imported via Myawady, and Chinshwehaw trading posts, and Yangon International Seaports.
One bowser transported liquid oxygen to Yangon via Myawady trading post officials said. Officials from the relevant departments are cooperating to facilitate and expedite the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for better importation.
It is reported that the Ministry of Commerce is coordinating with relevant departments, facilitating the importation of essential medical supplies required in prevention, control and treatment of COVID-19, as well as contact persons for inquiries can be reached through the Ministry’s Website: — MNA

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