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Four retail-wholesale JVs permitted to operate

Six months after allowing foreign investors to register and participate in the domestic retail and wholesale sector in May, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has so far permitted four joint ventures between foreign and local investors Under notification 25/2018 issued on May 9, the MOC allowed 100 percent foreign-owned businesses to operate in the retail […]

Aeon’s Myanmar bid highlights supermarket uncertainty

Japanese retail giant Aeon’s ambitions in Myanmar’s lucrative retail sector have highlighted uncertainty about what foreign firms are allowed to do as far as trading is concerned, with local industry heads calling for more clarity and a level playing field for domestic and international players. Aeon has provided most of the US$8.1 million in capital […]

Aeon Orange Co takes 14 Hypermarts in Myanmar

AEON ORANGE CO, a joint venture between Aeon Co and Creation Myanmar Group of Companies, has acquired assets including 14 supermarkets operated by Hypermart Asia Co, an affiliate of CMGC, and started operating in Myanmar on Monday. Aeon Orange Co was established in April. It is preparing to open its first supermarket in Myanmar this […]