As a follow-up on our earlier advisory regarding the COVID-19 situation in Myanmar, the State Administration Council (SAC) has announced an extra extension of the long public holiday to incorporate August 2nd through 15th, 2021 from the first July 26th through August 1st period of time , to assist curb the spread of the virus. Staff in our Yangon office will work from home during the extended holiday period and remain reachable via email and to help in any urgent matters.
Our local teams confirmed that there’s no major impact to provide chain operations and vendor operation status at the instant . However, thanks to limited manpower, carriers, ports, customs, factories, airlines, and banks are going to be operating at a reduced productivity level.
Should you require additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact your Account Manager.