Myanmar to Require Myanmar-language Labels on Products to Protect Consumers and Ensure Product Safety

14 November 2018

New luxury movie theater in the front roomAccording to a report in the Myanmar Times, the Department of Consumer Affairs has set April 26 next year as the deadline for companies selling foreign products to use Myanmar-language labels as part of an effort to protect public health and safety. 

The rules will be enforced starting 6 months after the deadline of 26 April 2019. Covered products include household electronics and telecommunications equipment, as well as children's items, food products, chemicals and other goods.

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