Myanmar, Japan form steel joint venture

Myanmar has formed a joint venture with a Japanese firm to undertake production of steel solution, official media reported Tuesday. The joint venture of J and M Steel Solution Co Ltd was established between Myanmar’s Public Works of the Ministry of Construction and Japan’s JFE Engineering Corporation. The construction of the steel mill started in […]

Thailand’s Italian-Thai company to quit Dawei Special Economic Zone

Italian-Thai Development Co (ITD) is poised to cease operation at the Dawei Special Economic Zone (DSEZ) in Tanintharyi Region on Nov 20, according to local sources. The company has come under financial pressure since the project began in 2008 but failed to materialise. Its Myanmar partner Max Myanmar Group pulled out of the project last […]

SME business owners from Japan seeking local partners in Myanmar

Small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) owners from Japan are seeking local joint partnerships in Myanmar, according to sources interviewed at a forum held at the offices of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) on Saturday. Seven SME companies are included in the Japanese delegation, and they have invited more […]

Myanmar encourages visa-free travel between ASEAN nations

Consult-Myanmar welcome you to the 27th SEA Games Myanmar, 11-22 Dec 2013 Myanmar has invited ASEAN countries—except for Vietnam, which already has the policy—to allow visits by citizens from other ASEAN countries without requiring a visa, says the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Myanmar will take over the ASEAN chair in the coming year and will […]