US Firms Lobby for Removal of Myanmar Trade Restrictions

YANGON — American businesses based in Myanmar are urging their government to remove sections 311 and 312 of the USA Patriot Act which prohibit US banks from trading in Myanmar. The American Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar (AMCHAM) led 13 financial service companies to meet with government officials from Yangon and Naypyitaw as well as […]

Joint Chamber Networking – CCI France & AmCham on 18th May 2017

This is a not to be missed networking session organized by both the French and American Chambers in Myanmar. You can expect to see a big turnout of expatriates and local Myanmar business people at this event. BUSINESS NETWORKING SIGNUP FORM DO YOU WANT TO BE INFORMED OF NETWORKING SESSION HERE IN YANGON?If you are […]

Myanmar and ASEAN A Great Unknown to Trump

Eric Rose is lead director of Herzfeld Rubin Meyer & Rose (“HRMR”), the first US law firm established in Myanmar. HRMR is a founding member of the American Chamber of Commerce Myanmar, and Mr Rose serves on its Executive Committee, and also chairs its HR Committee. In an exclusive interview with the Myanmar Times, he […]

AmCham, UMFCCI to Host Conference on US Investment

RANGOON — After a successful meeting between American Chamber of Commerce Myanmar (AmCham) members and high-ranking Burmese government officials last month, a new summit to feature Burmese economists and US businesspeople has been set for next Monday in Rangoon. The conference will be hosted at the offices of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers […]

American Chamber of Commerce to Launch Myanmar Chapter

The American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) will launch a Burma chapter at the end of the month, another signal that businesses from the United States are showing a greater interest in a country that was off-limits to most American investors until-mid 2012. The launch event will take place at Rangoon’s Chatrium Hotel on Oct. 31 […]