Exports face huge hurdles

The problems of a beans and pulses export company last month lay bare the challenges potential exporters must overcome to gain significant international market share. Merchants in Yangon’s Bayinnaung bean market were accused of selling large amounts of beans and pulses to Indian buyers without actually having the product. When bean prices unexpectedly shot up, […]

Thilawa land prices still up in air after share sale

Land prices for Thilawa SEZ will be competitive with other countries’ projects in ASEAN, according to SEZ Management Committee Chair U Set Aung. Although he declined to reveal exact costs, he said that as an example it could be a couple US dollars cheaper than prices for similar Vietman industrial estates. “One thing I can […]