Date : 30 April, 2015
The Ministry of Mines announced on 30 April, 2015 it will hold the 52nd Myanma Gems Emporium from 24 June to 6 July in Nay Pyi Taw, inviting local and foreign merchants.
The central committee from 1 May will begin scrutinizing jade lots to be displayed at the emporium.
Myanmar citizens operating government-approved mining and gem product businesses, as well as members of the Myanmar Gems Entrepreneurs Association, can visit the emporium, according to the Ministry of Mines.
Foreign merchants can register to visit the emporium at the ministry’s website www.mge.gov.mm.
Last year’s Gems Emporium generated a record US $3.4 billion and saw the successful auction of 6,007 of 7,454 jade lots, 126 out of 436 gem lots and 224 of the total 342 pearl lots, according to
Over 4,000 traders from Thailand, China, Hong Kong, and Japan attended last year’s emporium, according to organizers.
Myanmar has started to hold annual gem sales since 1964.
Source : The Global New Light of Myanmar (Volume II, Number 10)