Expression of Interest to provide consultancy service for Township Level Technical Assistance. Closing Date 28th July 2016

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation IDA Grant H814-MM Assignment Title: Township Level Technical Assistance   Ref No.   Township Clusters (TC) by Region/State   Number of townships per cluster , beginning in […]

Myanmar central bank mulls new move to stem kyat fall

The Central Bank of Myanmar is stepping up its efforts to discourage the domestic use of US dollar, with the plan to illegalise dollar-denominated transactions. According to Win Thaw, deputy director-general with the foreign currency management department of the CBM, the directive demanding all local transactions completed in Myanmar kyat would be issued by the […]

Govt to take action on illegal fuel imports

The authorities will start inspections at airports and ports to clamp down on illegal fuel imports, according to the Illegal Trade Prevention Central Committee (ITPCC). “The government’s crack down on fuel smuggling started last November to stop fuel smuggling, but there has been no seizure of fuel smugglers yet,” said Nyunt Aung, deputy director general […]

Myanmar cracks down on illegal trade, tax evasion

YANGON: Myanmar is clamping down on illegal trading and tax evasions to better reflect its trade numbers. Over a one-and-a-half-year period, officers confiscated illegal goods worth about US$17 million. Authorities are now expanding their inspections to five international ports and airport in Yangon. This is to make sure that traders are accurately declaring the products […]

Myanmar Won’t Export New Gas Finds Until Domestic Needs Met, Says Official

New discoveries of natural gas or oil will not be exported until Myanmar’s own domestic demand is satisfied, a senior planner in the Ministry of Energy has disclosed. Confirmation of the decision comes as the ministry is set to name this month the winners of a major international auction for 30 offshore exploration licenses in […]

Japan nears Dawei participation call

Japan aims to make a decision on the level of its involvement in the Dawei Special Economic Zone project by November, Myanmar officials said. The world’s third-largest economy is mulling possible technical assistance or Official Development Assistance (ODA) support to the SEZ, said U Set Aung, deputy minister for National Planning and Economic Development at […]

Yangon power plants in limbo

Work on power plants slated to generate some 300 megawatts of electricity in the Yangon area has halted awaiting government approval of a standard power purchasing agreement (PPA) for the industry, according to U Zeya Thura Mon, CEO of power plant developers Royal GK Pte Ltd. The construction stoppage comes as Myanmar projects a significant […]