Regulation for the Importation of beef, mutton and their edible animals products into myanmar

  1. Animal : Beef, Mutton and Edible Animals Products
  2. Exporting Country : All Countries
  3. Purpose : Comsumption
  4. Regulation for importation
1. Import Licence

The consignment of beef, mutton and their edible animals products shall be accompanied by a valid import licence issued by Government authority of Myanmar.

2. Description of Animal

The consignment of beef, mutton and their edible animals products shall be accompanied by a certificate containing a full description or identification of the animals.

3. Veterinary Certification

3.1 A health certificate signed by a fully authorized Veterinary Officer.

3.2 This certificate should include the detailed facts of commodity and the following disease status;

3.2.1 The country of origin is free from Rinderpest and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy.

3.2.2 The country/ region/ zone of origin has been free from FMD.

3.2.3 The farms or premises of origin has been free from for infectious and contagious disease notifiable in the country of origin the past (12) months preceding the slaughter of the animals and until the time of export.

3.2.4 The animals are born and reared in the country of origin or have been in the country of origin for not less than 4 months prior to slaughter.

3.2.5 The animals have received ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection and found to be free from infectious and contagious disease.

3.2.6 The meat/meat products have been processed under supervision of fulltime authorized veterinary officials. Every precaution has been taken to prevent any contamination during the manufacturing, packaging and until the time of export.

3.2.7 The meat/meat products do not contain preservatives, additives or any substances posing a harmful risk to human health.

3.2.8 The meat/meat products have been sampled to tests for food microrganisms as well as drugs and pesticide residae.

3.2.9 The meat/meat products has been stored by frozen for not more than (3) months prior to export.

3.3 The meat/meat products shall bear a health mark or meat inspection legend in any form or a label.

4. Quarantine in Myanmar

4.1 The meat/meat products are subjected to inspection for laboratory testing upon arrival. The owner/ importer should be charged for the expenses.

4.2 Failure to follow the import procedures may result in returning the meat/meat products to the country of origin or destroyed without compensation.

5. Fee

The following fees are payable, for each consignment of beef, mutton and edible animal products imported into Myanmar;

5.1 Fresh meat : 1500 kyats per metric ton

5.2 Dried meat : 4000 kyats per metric ton