Myanmar to ease decades-old alcohol import ban

  • Just months after the Yangon government strictly enforced a ban on stores selling foreign liquor, the Ministry of Commerce announced it would come up with draft legislation this year to relax the decades-old ban on alcohol imports.
  • Assistant secretary U Khin Maung Lwin told The Myanmar Times that the ministry is currently drafting a bill allowing the import of foreign spirits. After the bill is finalised based on inputs from different departments, it will be sent to the Attorney General’s Office for input.


  • ႏိုင္ငံျခားအရက္မ်ားကို ေရာင္းခ်ခြင့္ေတြ ပိတ္ပင္ထားတဲ့ ဥပေဒကို ျပင္ဆင္ဖို့ ျပင္ဆင္ေနပါတယ္။