Indian multinational plans agricultural expansion

Indian multinational conglomerate Mahindra Group is looking for local partners across a range of sectors including agriculture and automobiles as part of a planned expansion into Myanmar, the group’s chief risk officer told The Myanmar Times. Mahindra has only a small footprint in the country, having partnered with local firm Bandoola to sell tractors back in […]

India, Thailand, Myanmar to be connected with a 1400-km road

BANGKOK: India , Thailand and Myanmar are working on a 1,400-kilometre long highway that will link India with Southeast Asia by land for the first time in decades, giving a boost to trade and cultural exchanges between the three countries. Indian Ambassador to Thailand Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi said 73 bridges in Myanmar, built more than seven decades ago during World War II, were […]

Tata Group set to focus on Vietnam, Myanmar

MUMBAI: At least seven companies of India’s oldest conglomerate, Tata Sons, have zeroed in on Vietnam and Myanmar as markets that need to be penetrated into. Growing economies and an expanding middle class, as well as pacts with global powers and tax incentives have made these countries important for firms that seek to reach out […]

Tata works to get more out of domestic agriculture exports

About 80 percent of Myanmar’s exports of beans and pulses go to India, with lesser amounts going to Pakistan, Bangladesh, Europe and the United States. Myanmar competes against other growers, including Canada, Mozambique, Tanzania, Sudan, Malawi and Senegal. That’s why Sunil Seth, the Myanmar head of the US$100 billion Tata Group, one of India’s largest […]