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Faster implementation of power projects needed in Chin State

The Chin State government wants to prioritise a number of hydropower projects in order that more development can come to the state, which is the poorest in the Union. The state, bordering Bangladesh and India in western Myanmar and traversed by a number of mountain ranges with fast-flowing rivers, has seen much interest from foreign […]

Come see untapped investment opportunities of Chin State

With huge potential in the emerging organic fruit and vegetable sector, the agriculture sector of Chin State offers a great potential to investors. Myanmar is sometimes regarded as Asia’s last ‘frontier market’. As such, Chin State should be considered a most promising investment destination. The quality of agricultural products from the state, such as coffee, […]

Focus on transport to push development in Chin State: VP U Henry Van Thio

Vice President U Henry Van Thio, who is currently in Chin State to inspect development projects, met with local people in Suarkhua which was recently upgraded from a village to a town. On the way to Suarkhua, the Vice President inspected work on the expansion of the Matupi-Haka Road. At the meeting with local people […]

Private Investments Worth $54M for Chin State

YANGON—The Chin State government signed four memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with private companies for projects totaling more than $54 million at an investment fair held at the weekend in Yangon, which aimed to stir up foreign investment interest in one of the poorest states of Myanmar. Among the four companies, the biggest project signed for […]

Chin State offers greenfield opportunities for investors

Chin State is looking to attract local and foreign investors to accelerate the development of tourism, agriculture, livestock, and electricity generation in the state, U Aung Naing Oo, the secretary of Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC), said Tuesday. As part of efforts to attract potential investors theChin State Investment and Products Fair will be held on […]

Surbung Airport, the high altitude gateway to Chin State

Located in the northwest of Myanmar, the 13907-squaremile Chin State is decorated with rhododendrons, cherries and various species of orchids and bluish mountains and ranges, almost touching the grey and white clouds, floating high in sky. Chin State is formed with Kanpetlet, Mindat, Paletwa, Matupi, Haka, Thantlang, Falam, Tiddim and Tonzang townships. Its capital city […]

Chin State seeks 10 year tax exemptions

The Chin State Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) is asking the government for approval to raise the tax-exempt period granted to investors in the state to be raised Ceu Hlei Lian, the chair of the Chin State Chamber of Commerce and Industry submitted the request to the Private Sector Development Committee headed by Vice […]

Myanmar’s poorest state beckons investors

CHIN state’s underdeveloped infrastructure presents great opportunities for domestic and foreign investors if they do their homework, says a report that looks into business prospects in Myanmar’s poorest region. Min Zaw Oo, director of Chin State at the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration, said investors should not hesitate to invest in Chin state where […]

Tiddim takes steps to farm silkworms

A two-day course on sericulture, which includes training on cultivation of mulberry, rearing silkworms, and production of silk, began yesterday at the office of the General Administration Department in Tiddim Town. The course is being conducted under the supervision of Chin State’s Directorate of Industrial Supervision and Inspection. The course has been organized with the […]

Despite investor interest, no power projects yet in Chin State

Although companies have shown a keen interest in power projects in Chin State, no project has been implemented yet, said Dr. Min Zaw Oo, the director of the Chin State’s Office of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration. “The Chin State government is prioritizing hydropower investments. But the projects have many phases, processes, and […]