Myanmar’s Gradual Embrace Of The Coke Trade

An illicit trade in Coke was quietly sustained for more than 60 years in Myanmar, serving the country’s elite and providing a living for a few bold smugglers. Only the wealthy could afford to shell out as much as $2.99 for a red can smuggled in from neighboring countries and sold in the country’s very […]

GAP Inc Taps Myanmar’s Apparel Industry

American clothing and accessories retailer Gap Inc said it plans to produce apparel at factories in Myanmar, making it the first major US apparel retailer to enter the impoverished Southeast Asian nation’s lucrative garment industry. The US Embassy in Yangon said products made at two Yangon factories would be in Gap stores by this summer. […]