Rakhine shrimp farmers chase European markets

Improved market access leads to Rakhine shrimp farm resurgence though declining yields remain a concern Former shrimp farmers in Rakhine State are restarting long-dormant businesses following encouraging rule changes in the European Union, though many claim yields have diminished because of environment degradation and illegal fishing. The EU announced improved market access for Myanmar fishery […]

Thai Labour woes turn producers to Myanmar

THE electrical-appliance and auto-parts industries are already forging trade relations with partners in Myanmar due to the labour shortage in Thailand. “Some companies aim to set up factories there this year so that they can start production next year,” Suparp Suwanpimolkul, honorary president of the Thai Subcontracting Promotion Association, said yesterday. As the members of […]