Citizen investments expected to reach over 38 per cent in real estate sector

Citizen investments are expected to reach over 38 per cent in the housing sector in the 2017-18 fiscal year, according to the next Myanmar five-year development plan. Investment from Myanmar citizens per fiscal year is mentioned in the plan, with over K1.6bn of investments in all sectors in 2017-18.  Citizen investments of K629bn are expected […]

Ahead of Elections, Thilawa Pitched as Jobs Booster

YANGON — Officials hope that the soon-to-start “Special Economic Zone” at Thilawa near Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon will underpin a jobs boom in time for the country’s 2015 elections. Building work at the 6,000-acre Thilawa SEZ will begin soon, according to Set Aung, deputy governor of Myanmar’s Central Bank. Set Aung told The Irrawaddy that […]