US Gems Association Eyes Trade Ties as Sanctions End

The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) arrived in Myanmar for the first time this week to assess the gems sector and build trade relationships ahead of an anticipated end to the US sanctions regime, which would allow the legal import of Myanmar rubies and jade. The association’s president, Jeffrey Bilgore, said the mission had been […]

Yangon residence to be showcased in Singapore

Myanmar developer United GP Development will hold a Yangon property show in Singapore this weekend to attract Myanmar nationals living in the city state to invest in a 27-storey luxury condominium located in Bahan township. The 68 Residence mixed-use project will be exclusively marketed in Singapore by Orange Tee, a local real estate agency. The […]

Condo developers banking on diaspora dime

The developers behind a planned 27-storey luxury Yangon condominium project say they expect Myanmar expats living in Singapore to make up a significant share of their buyers following sales events planned for later this month. The consortium led by Singapore-based CapitaLand Limited will hold events in the city later this month to promote its 369 […]