Meat demand rises in Myanmar

Meat consumption in Myanmar has grown due to an influx of tourists and investment, while a limited manufacturing base presents new opportunities for international suppliers. Almost 90% of Myanmar’s population are Buddhist and almost a third live below the poverty line, factors which have historically kept meat consumption levels low. Also, Myanmar consumers have tended […]

SMI, Senko’s Myanmar JV Eyes Logistics and Warehousing Services

Singapore-listed Singapore Myanmar Investco Limited (SMI) has entered into a joint venture agreement with Japanese logistics group Senko Co Ltd to provide logistics and warehousing services in Myanmar. The firms will incorporate and operate a Singapore company, SMI-SENKO Logistics Pte Ltd, for this purpose, SMI said in a Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) filing. According to […]

Singapore Myanmar Investco Limited confirms DFS supply for Yangon Airport T2 contract

Singapore Myanmar Investco Limited (formerly known as ‘Singapore Windsor Holdings Limited’) has formally entered into five-year agreements covering duty free, retail and F&B outlets at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport Terminal 2. [Yangon International (15km north of downtown Yangon) is the busiest international airport in Myanmar, ahead of the country’s other two main international airports at […]

Government Inspects Manufacturing Businesses for Licences

Authorities are inspecting manufacturing businesses to uncover unregistered companies as a spread of unregistered small and medium industries(SMI) throughout Myanmar are thought to be undercutting local industrial production. The Ministry of Industry’s Industrial Supervision unit’s director general U Thein Swe said private industrial businesses are wrong to think registering companies is a time consuming process […]