Under the supervision of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, the central committee for the Myanmar Gems Emporium will hold a mid-year gems emporium in Maniyadana Jade Hall in Nay Pyi Taw from 12 December to 21 December, it was learnt.
Myanmar citizens who run gem and jewellery businesses are required to tender applications between 17-26 October to the committee for jade enterprises to be able to bid on lots of jade for sale.
As regards the lots of jade and jewellery to be sold at the emporium, examination, acceptance, negotiation of reserve prices and exhibition at the locations where gems are to be shown will be made from 1 November to 24 November.
National gems entrepreneurs who are running businesses of exploring gems by getting licenses, national gems and jewellery entrepreneurs who run the businesses of production, sale and purchase of refined works and citizens who belong to the Myanmar Gems and Jewellery Entrepreneurs’ Association are to be allowed to attend the emporium, in accord with restrictions, with those who have obtained licenses and permits in accord with rules and regulations of Myanmar Gems and Jewellery Law.
Local merchants who would like to purchase gems at the emporium are required to pay surety and entrance fees.
From 18 to 24 November, administration and management office branches will be opened in Yangon, Mandalay and Mogok to perform the tasks of attendance and purchase in combination with gems and jewellery entrepreneurs’ associations in respective townships.
Starting 29 November, tasks for local and foreign entrepreneurs to attend and purchase at the emporium will be carried out at the Jewellery businessmen registration building at Maniyadana Jade Hall.
As of 18 November, for the convenience of local and foreign merchants, registration forms can be accessed at www.mining.gov.mm and www.mge.gov.mm. For those who would like to register online, the website www.mge.gov.mm is the location for the online pre-registration system.
For further information, enquiries can be made at the following places: Myanmar gems and jewellery emporium central committee, Headquarter of Myanmar Gems and jewellery enterprises (Nay Pyi Taw), Myanmar gems and jewellery museum (Yangon), Jade Mining department (Lone Khinn), Gems and jewellery exploration (Mandalay, Mogok and Maingshu), Myitkyina, Khamti, Moe Hnyin based jade mining locations, according to the information of Myanmar Gems and Jewellery Emporium Central Committee.