Myanmar is seeking to export Europe in fiscal year 2015-16, 100,000 tonnes of green gram or mung bean, said a senior government official. We can improve the quality of Mung beans has the Myanmar Pulses, Beans and Sesame Seeds Merchants, which sees favorable exports in the 2016-17 fiscal year.
According to the association, in fiscal year 2016-17, Myanmar plans to export 20,000 tonnes of mung bean in the European Union. In fiscal year 2013-2014, Myanmar has begun mung bean exports to the EU but failed to meet its quality standards, resulting in 5,000 tonnes of exported brans. In 2014-15, this number doubled to more than 10 000 tonnes.
In 2015, the Ministry of commerce, Myanmar Pulses, Beans and Sesame Seeds Merchants Association, green Mung bean wholesale, pulses and beans exporters and EU officials held a coordination meeting on bean production, relevant standards of The EU, and have begun testing ‘Khayan Shwe Wa’ mung bean cultivation in the Khayan and Thone Khwa villages and in the Yangon region.
“Preliminary quality requirements were prepared from Myanmar. If the EU is satisfied with this, we will get better prices. That is why the projection to export 20 thousand tons,” Myanmar Pulses, Beans and sesame seeds Merchants Association U Min Ko Oo.
In the cultivation of test beans Kayan Shwe War Mung beans, EU examines the type of feed water instead of the type of treated soil, storage and processing system. If production can meet its standards, it is guaranteed that the price per ton increased by US $ 200-300, “- He said.