Myanmar Thilawa Special Economic Zone to ‘Go Down in History’

Burma’s first special economic zone is set to begin operations next month on a sprawling complex about 25 kilometers south of Rangoon, and Set Aung is playing a major role. As chairman of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) management committee, he has helped oversee preparations to launch the Japanese-backed zone, which is 51 percent […]

Japan agrees to sign JV contract for Thilawa SEZ

Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Holding Public Limited (MTSH) and Japan Thilawa SEZ Company Limited (JTSC) have reached an agreement to sign a joint venture agreement to operate the Thilawa Special Economic Zone. Japanese multinational corporations such as Marubeni, Mitsubishi and Sumitomo corporations are included in JTSC. MTSH and JTSC will form a joint venture company to […]