Tourism boom boosts Yangon hotels

The hotel market in Yangon is set to continue its record growth in 2014, following a 46% year-on-year rise in international visitor arrivals in 2013, according to the latest report from international consulting firm JLL.  Centrepoint Towers Hotel, a US$100 million joint venture between Thai company L P Holding and Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and […]

Stock standards: papermarkers face international competition

A lack of locally produced high quality paper means printers are heavily dependent on imported stock, dealers say – although strong demand may allow the country to learn from industry leaders like Indonesia over the next few years. With paper consumption high in Myanmar, consumers of imported paper tend to focus more on price than […]