Myanmar must boost SMEs

The story of Myanmar’s economic resurgence has attracted investors from all over the world, and most of the attention has been devoted to big businesses and multinationals. But the country also has a strong entrepreneurial spirit that has yet to be properly tapped. Both domestic and international investors feel that in order to bring out […]

Prospect for women in changing Myanmar

Myanmar has undergone huge changes in recent years in an attempt to open the country’s doors to foreign investment and catch up with the increasingly modernised world. Looking at the largest city, Yangon, it is obvious that modernisation is creeping into the country, with multinationals including Mercedes, Chevrolet and Hilton entering the market, with many […]

Video: Doing business in Myanmar – What you need to know as an entrepeneur from Singapore

The video is divided into 2 parts: Part 1: To download the MP4 video Economic history of Myanmar – how Myanmar ended up where they are, as one of the poorest country in Asia despite its rich natural resources. A simple story of why it is more profitable to invest in Myanmar than […]

Supermarket entrepreneur City Mart eyes expansion

At June’s World Economic Forum on East Asia in Nay Pyi Taw, business news channel CNBC dubbed Daw Win Win Tint, managing director of City Mart Holdings, “Myanmar’s Supermarket Queen”. But by her own account, Daw Win Win Tint’s rise to retail royalty was more accident than preordained accession. Enthused by Myanmar’s nascent economic liberalisation […]