ILO pushes for a more proactive UMFCCI

The local chamber of commerce should be more active in pushing the debate on developing business and economic rules, rather than reactively providing feedback when approached, said International Labour Organisation liason officer Steve Marshall. “There are a whole host of issues that impact on the business, on the economy, on the society that to be […]

Myanmar’s SMEs Uneasy Ahead of Asean Trade Zone

YANGON — Lamenting high domestic interest rates and Myanmar’s relative inexperience in the competitive global marketplace, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Myanmar are wary as 2015 approaches, when implementation of the regional Asean Economic Community (AEC) is expected to drop barriers to trade in Southeast Asia. The government and private sector have collaborated on […]