Taking the Pulse of Myanmar’s Bean Business

Each morning the floor of the Bayintnaung commodity exchange center in northern Rangoon is jammed with traders and middlemen and buyers looking for the latest prices and deals for some of Burma’s agricultural produce. Famously Burma was once the world’s biggest rice exporter, a position long-lost due to the decades of economic mismanagement under the […]

DuPont sets sights on Myanmar agriculture

DuPont, the Delaware-based chemical company, will start providing agricultural assistance to Myanmar in the fourth quarter after it opens its first office in the country. Rajeev Vaidya, DuPont’s president for Asean and South Asia, said once the office is set up, products can be distributed to farmers right away such as crop protection chemicals and […]