Myanmar Invites International Freight Forwarders to Conference

Top Quote Meeting for International Freighter Forwarders to seek business opportunity for Myanmar record cargo volume, networking, entry requrements, facilities and services, etc. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 05, 2012 - Freight Forwarders from UK, Ghana, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore have registered to attend the 7th Myanmar Business Conference in Yangon, Myanmar on 6 & 7 November 2012. This conference provides a rare platform for Freight Forwarders and Shipping Agents to seek business opportunity in Myanmar.

    Mr William Tan of FRC Singapore, the organiser said "There are just over 50 freight forwarders who are members of the association serving the whole Myanmar cargo movement. It is an unrivalled opportunity for international freight forwarders to explore business opportunity that is growing by the day. Network with officials and local freight forwarders at the coming conference to explore business opportunity should have positive outcome quickly." Some international freight forwarders like Kerry logistics have already move in to setup operations.

    The Minister for Transport, U Nyan Tun Aung will be making a key-note address to welcome all the delegates. This conference open doors and participants will have a better understanding of the facilities and services available. Myanmar Port Authority will host site visit.

    Mr William added, "As the world is going into Myanmar, logistic movement is at record volume. For those who visit and explore Myanmar now will benefit as a first-mover advantage. The series of Myanmar Business Conference provides inroad for many companies who attended our past events."

    Myanmar Business Conference series, delegates can expect to develop "genuinely useful contacts that can help with your investment plans. The presentation packages have also been an invaluable resource" said one of the delegates of the 5th Conference.

    Conference speakers will include officials from Myanmar Port Authority, Ministry of Transport, Custom Department, Bank, Shipping Agency Department, leading local Freight Forwarders, etc.

    Topics covered are Prospects & Challenges of freight forwarding business in Myanmar, shipping agency business, company formation, establishing a freight forwarding business, banking systems, Existing customs' rules and regulations, facilities & services of the port, etc.

    Participants at this conference may grow their business as all the necessary components will be brought together at this meeting.

    Conference fee is US$995 inclusive of material, attending conference and networking, site visit.
    Conference website and online form at

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