Potential of Dhaka-Yangon economic cooperation

It augurs well for bilateral economic relations between Bangladesh and Myanmar that direct air connectivity between Dhaka and Yangon is set to open up new business opportunities. Six weekly flights are now in operation on the route, shortening the travel time between the two destinations. Businesspeople and other passengers do no longer need to route […]

Kyaukphyu SEZ ‘Key’ to China Business Corridor, But Doubts Remain

Kyaukphyu port on Myanmar’s western coast could play a key role in a Beijing-led economic corridor plan linking neighbors India, Bangladesh and China. But economists and foreign policy analysts are divided over whether the Naypyidaw government’s ambitions for a special economic zone (SEZ) around Kyaukphyu in Rakhine State are viable. The so-called BCIM Corridor, for […]