Myanmar Trade Show, Exhibition & Conference Calendar for the month of March & April 2017

Name, Venue & Organizer Date Myanmar International Gems Jewellery & Watch Expo, National Museum of Myanmar, Yangon, Myanmar, Organized by AsiaConnect (Thailand) Co., Ltd. 24-27 Mar 2017 Myanmar Gar Tex Expo, Rose Garden Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Minh Vi Exhibition & Advertisement Services Co., Ltd (Veas Co., Ltd) 29-31 Mar 2017 India Education Fair Yangon, Summit […]

Rice exports plunged by about 400,000 tonnes than last year

The volume of rice exports during this Fiscal Year was down by about 400,000 tonnes when compared to that of last FY, said U Aung Myint, the secretary of Myanmar Rice Traders Association. The rice export in this FY to the Chinese and European markets declined. About 900,000 tonnes of rice have been exported to […]

Registered outbound tour operators reach over 400 in Myanmar

The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has permitted over 400 outbound tour licenses to operators since its initiation in late 2015, according to the ministry. Tourism in Myanmar is growing rapidly and has received increased interest from investors thanks to the country’s sweeping reforms. International tourist arrivals increase significantly year by year, while some local […]

Myanmar’s Garment Industry Holds Unique Opportunity

Just as I return from visiting garment factories in Myanmar, a stream of press attention focuses on challenges facing this area. Although there are challenges, my trip has only made me believe in the unique opportunity this country represents to change the future of how our clothing is made. Amidst the media headlines there lies […]

Shipment of teak and tamalan seized at port

Despite the efforts of the timber trade and government to stamp out illegal practices and eventually negotiate a VPA with the EU a shipment of around 500 tons of illegal teak and padauk/tamalan were recently seized in Yangon Port. The smugglers had tried to avoid the export restrictions and many believe that for the shipment […]

Top Myanmar retailer to launch e-wallet with Thai technology

Win Win Tint, founder and managing director of CMHL, said in an exclusive interview that the firms recently signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture. According to the pact, T2P will share its experience in developing both fintech and customer-loyalty programmes of the retailer by providing the technology to run its loyalty […]

Yangon set to launch card payment system for public transport

For the convenience of nearly 3 million commuters who use public transport on a daily basis, an international payment system will be launched in Myanmar’s commercial hub in the last week of April, Yangon Region Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein said on Friday. “We will launch YPS [Yangon Payment System] by April. We will make […]

ADB Trade Finance Program Marks Milestone with First Transaction in Myanmar

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Trade Finance Program (TFP) has issued its first guarantee for Myanmar, supporting the import of fertilizers from Italy. The guarantee was issued in favor of Banca Popolare di Sondrio in Italy in respect of the payment obligation of United Amara Bank (UAB), one of TFP’s local partner banks in Myanmar. […]

Tata Steel explores Myanmar, Bangladesh market

Boosted with success of its solution business in the retail segment in the domestic market, steel major Tata SteelBSE 1.12 % is now exploring possibility of entering overseas markets like Bangladesh and Myanmar with retail branded steel solution products. “We have a great success in developing brands and distribution network in B2C markets in India. […]

Invitation for Price Quotations for Video Copying and Stone Plaque Supply

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of the National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP). The Department of Rural Development (DRD) of the Ministry of Agriculture […]