Currency depreciation, policy changes a barrier to motorisation

Myanmar will reach the income level required to become “motorised” before neighbours Laos and Cambodia, but policy changes and currency instability threaten to undermine the market. As incomes rise, new vehicle sales are likely to increase. Myanmar citizens will reach the level of income required for motorisation to take off by 2019. Laos will reach […]

ZICOlaw Hosts ASEAN Forum in Yangon

Singapore-based ZICOlaw, a network of independent legal and related professional service providers in the ASEAN region, hosted a forum in Yangon to discuss the impending implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in less than two years. Commentators from across the ASEAN region joined local Myanmar stakeholders to exchange views on the challenges and opportunities […]

Nielsen and MMRD announce myanmar joint venture

PRESS RELEASE DETAILS: 03/02/2014 Nielsen/MMRD collaboration to provide in-depth understanding of the Myanmar marketplace and consumer behavior YANGON, Myanmar–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE:NLSN), a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, and Myanmar Marketing Research & Development Co., Ltd (MMRD), the pioneer of research services in Myanmar with […]