Union Minister of Commerce Receives EuroCham Anti-illicit Trade Advocacy Group

The EuroCham Anti-illicit Trade Advocacy Group met with Union Minister of Commerce H.E. Dr. Than Myint on the 5th of November in Nay Pyi Taw. Also presented at the meeting were Permanent Secretary U Yan Naing Tun, Director General of Consumer Affairs Department U Myint Lwin and Directors.

The EuroCham delegation was represented by the Deputy Director of EuroCham Myanmar Mr. Marc de la Fouchardiere,  Government Affairs Manager of EuroCham (Nay Pyi Taw) Ms. Khin Soe Htaik, Members of the Anti-illicit Trade Advocacy Group Mr. Dominique Silvarelli (British American Tobacco), Ms. Khine Wai Thwe (British American Tobacco), Mr. Alex Nyi Nyi Aung (Unilever), Ms. Holly Bostock (Heineken Myanmar), Ms. Myat Phyu The (Heineken Myanmar), Ms. Han Su Tin (Myanmar Carlsberg Co. Ltd.) and Nandar Thaung (Metro Wholesale).

During the meeting, several topics including status on illicit trade, the impact of related policies, MoC’s requirement of Myanmar and bilingual labels of consumer products, and opportunities for EuroCham and its members to contribute/collaborate with the MoC in drawing up and enacting Consumer Protection Law. 

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