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ProPak Myanmar 2018 – Total Processing and Packaging Solutions for Food Drink Pharmaceutical Industries
ProPak Myanmar 2018will return for its 5th edition taking place from 13th to 15th September at its new bigger venue, Yangon Convention Centre (YCC), Yangon. ProPak Myanmar reaffirming its reputation as the largest, leading and most international industry trade event for Myanmar’s developing Food, Drink & Pharmaceutical Processing & Packaging Industries.
Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) reports that the manufacturing sector gained foreign direct investments (FDIs) worth US$394.87 million between 1 April and 30 June. The agriculture sector, the real estate sector, the hotels and tourism sector received investments worth $5.6 million, $2.8 million and $9.26 million respectively. At 60 percent of foreign investments are in Yangon Region and 30 percent in Mandalay. Japan tops the list with the largest investment of $85 million, followed by China and the United States. For Myanmar’s exports to foreign countries exceeded US$4.8 billion. The figure is up by $976.6 million compared with $3.83 billion in the similar period of last year. Export values were registered at $854.7 million for agro products, $93 million for livestock, $182 million for fishery products, $501 million for minerals.
As economic development continues to progress so does the demand for more and better quality food, drink and pharmaceuticals and this creates huge requirements and opportunities for both local and international companies to develop new markets, new products and new business in one of the world’s most exciting new markets.
ProPak Myanmar is Myanmar’s leading international trade event providing essential industry support and market access to one of Myanmar’s biggest potential industries.
“The event reflects growing interest in processing and packaging technology and related issues. The 5th edition of this event will be offering technologies and strategies dedicated to helping businesses in Myanmar. Improving production, management, standards and safety while allowing for greater production flexibility and increased variety and can also reduce waste and energy consumption.”Mr. Fraser Hawkes, General Manager, UBM Myanmar
ProPak Myanmar 2018 will present over 150 exhibitors from 23 countries and 5 international pavilions from China, Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. The line-up for exhibitors includes world-renowed companies including; AGR, Alliance Packaging, Asia Drug, Autopack, AZO, Benison, BS1, Buhler Group, Calvatis, CKD, FNB, Haas Food Equipment, Interink, Interroll, Ishida, John Bean Technologies,
Master PET, Melchers Techexport, Motan, Mova Color, Multivac, Patkol, PTTGC, Rieckermann, Salee Colour, SMC, Solution Pack, SP Petpack, Taiwan Honchuan, Tech Long, Toyo INK, Toyox, Vega Instruments, Windmoeller&Hoelscher Asia Pacific, Wolf Packaging WTCT and many more.
This year ProPak Myanmar 2018incorporates DrinkTechMyanmar 2018 returns giving a strong focus towards the development of Myanmar’s exciting and rapidly expanding alcoholic, soft drinks and dairy beverage markets. Ingredients Myanmar 2018 will connect ingredient manufacturers and suppliers to one of Asia’s most promising new markets. Myanmar’s food and drink manufacturing industry is underdeveloped and presents many genuine business opportunities as it expands and modernises to meet growing domestic and export demands. And PlasPakMyanmar 2018 will showcase the plastic packaging industry and connect Myanmar buyers to international suppliers.
In addition ProPak Myanmar 2018 features leading industry conference organised by the Food Science & Technology Association of Myanmar (FoSTAM) - Food Science and Technology Association of Myanmar (FoSTAM) Conference theme "Developing the Food Industry Supply Chain of Myanmar". The conference will present and discuss latest industry developments, trends and techniques in Supply chain and innovation for the food industry. The conference will provide opportunities to meet, learn, share and network among both government and private sector, and local and international speakers and delegates taking place 13th to 14th September 2018.
ProPak Myanmar 2018 is strongly supported by many leading industry association including; Myanmar Industries Association (MIA), Myanmar Food Processors and Exporters Association (MFPEA), Food Science and Technology Association of Myanmar (FoSTAM), Myanmar Retailers Association (MMRA) and Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Myanmar.
ProPak Myanmar 2018, DrinkTechMyanmar 2018, Ingredients Myanmar 2018 and PlasPak Myanmar 2018 are “MUST-VISIT” events for the industry.
Visitors can register in 2 ways:
1. Online Pre-Registration
Please Pre-Register Online to join the exhibition. This will ensure your receive the latest information to best plan your visit, save your time onsite and get a complimentary copy of the show directory. To Pre-Register Online please go to www.propakmyanmar.com
Visitors can register onsite directly at the exhibition during the show days, Thursday 13th September to Saturday 15th September; opening hours 9am to 5pm every day.
Incorporating: DrinkTechMyanmar 2018, Ingredients Myanmar 2018 and PlasPakMyanmar 2018
Date: 13th to 15th September 2018
Opening Hours: 9am – 5pm
Venue: Yangon Convention Centre (YCC), Yangon