Myanmar’s rice exports, production up in 2014: FAO

Despite a global drop in rice production in 2014, Myanmar increased cultivation and profits from export, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). In its December World Rice Watch Report, FAO reported that rice production in Myanmar had been estimated at 28.9 million tons for 2014 by the government, an […]

Singapore-Listed Yoma Expands Into Coffee in Myanmar

SINGAPORE — Singapore-listed Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd plans to set up what it says could become the biggest coffee plantation in Myanmar, hoping the frontier economy has the potential to develop a strong coffee industry. The Myanmar-focused property conglomerate, led by chairman Serge Pun, said on Tuesday it has signed a deal to set up […]