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Myanmar to export high-quality rice to Japan

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Staff writer ▼ | February 6, 2014
Myanmar will export 6,000 tonnes of high-quality rice to Japan for second time in May, according to the Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation (MAPCO).
Myanmar riceMyanmar will export 6,000 tonnes of high-quality rice to Japan for second time in May, according to the Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation (MAPCO).


Myanmar is also exporting 25-mark high quality rice to China and Africa. MAPCO exported 5,000 tonnes of high-quality rice to Japan for the first time in 45 years and is working to export more.

apan examined Myanmar paddy strains in all 257 kinds of laboratory tests, including insecticide tainting and samples with or without chemical substances.

Ye Min Aung, managing director of MAPCO, said that Myanmar rice dealers are now preparing to export high-quality rice to the international market. That is why rice dealers should prepare for an emerging market that specializes in quality.

Myanmar has also begun exporting rice to European markets under an advantageous EU trade scheme.

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