the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) and Yunnan Provincial General Chambers of Commerce (YPGCC) jointly held 8th meeting held and an Economy and Trade Cooperation Forum during the 8th meeting of two organizations at the former’s office in Yangon on 6 November.
UMFCCI Vice President U Ye Min Aung said trade cooperation was going on for more than ten years after UMFCCI and YPGCC signed a MoU. Bilateral economy and trade developed with much effect on bilateral economy, trade and investments so it was a very beneficial meeting, he added.
YPGCC Vice Chair Mr Wang Wei said the forum was expected to become a platform for discussing policy matters for developing businesses between the two countries, exchange economic information and for economic cooperation. This was the 8th meeting where papers on border trade and transport sector, food and agriculture sector, transformation to digital economy and innovation in news and information technologies were read while discussions were held under a question and answer session. Later in the afternoon a Business Matching was held between business persons from Yunnan and Myanmar.
Present at the 8th forum was YPGCC Vice Chair Mr Wang Wei and representative members, Ministry of Commerce Department of Trade Deputy Director General U Ko Ko Lay, UMFCCI Vice President U Ye Min Aung and executive members, Chinese and Myanmar business persons.
The 7th forum was held in Kunming, Yunnan Province and was attended by UMFCCI President U Zaw Min Win.—UMFCCI (Translated by Zaw Min)