Japan’s ENEOS motor oil and lubricant gains market share

ENEOS, which dominates at least half the market in Japan, is distributed in lower Myamnar by conglomerate Myanma Golden Star’s (MGS) subsidiary MGS Lubricant under an agreement with JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation, one of Japan’s largest oil and gas companies. MGS chair U Thein Tun said the company will strive to widen the […]

No more empty stocks: Contraceptives reach rural women thanks to pioneering logistics system

It is in the late afternoon when Nan Aye Aye Lwin visits the Nam Khoke Rural Health Centre, after walking the three hours from her little hamlet. Nan Aye Aye Lwin comes with anxiety. She already has two children and does not wish to bear another for the time being. She wants contraceptives. But having […]

Solar panels light up thousands of homes in Kayin State

Over 11,000 rural households in Kayin (Karen) State are set to newly receive electricity thanks to a long-awaited solar panel program. Under the National Electrification Project (NEP), the World Bank and the Department of Rural Development are installing heavily subsidized solar panels, which were sold to villagers at a fraction of the real cost. The […]

Invitation for Open Tender for Construction of Highway. Closing Date 7 Aug 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list 1. Open tender applying prequalification method is invited by Department of Highways, Ministry of Construction, Naypyitaw, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for up grading DaikU — Sittaung Road with the part of proceeds of the Regional Development Project for Poverty Reduction under JICA ODA Loan, Japan. […]

Myanmar surpasses FDI target of $6 bn in fiscal year 2016-17

“We have approved 135 foreign businesses according to the Foreign Investment Law during this fiscal year,” he said this week. “Meanwhile, we have approved FDI inflows of $262.59 million in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone, according to our SEZ Law. In total, we could approve $6.87 billion [Bt240 billion] this year.” Aung Naing Oo is […]

Over 2,200 job opportunities created from three permitted enterprises

A total of 2,217 job opportunities have been created from three enterprises permitted by the Myanmar Investment Commission. The three enterprises receiving permits at the Myanmar Investment Commission meeting held on 1st December are in the following industries: garment manufacturing using the Cutting, Making and Packing (CMP) system; manufacturing, distribution and marketing of metal cans; […]

Myanma Petrochemical Enterprise to invite Expression of Interest (EOI) for Joint Venture Project of No.3 Fertilizer Factory (Kyawzwa); Closing Date: May 4th,2015

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Energy Myanma Petrochemical Enterprise Title: Request for Letter of Expression of Interest (LOEI) for Joint Venture Project of No.3 Fertilizer Factory (Kyawzwa) 1. The Myanma Petrochemical Enterprise, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar hereby […]

PTT plans distribution hub for LNG in Myanmar

PTT is conducting a feasibility study into the construction an LNG (liquefied natural gas) distribution/receiving terminal with an annual capacity of 5 million tonnes in Myanmar, in order to facilitate onshore LNG transportation to Thailand. The facility would be built not far from the Dawei industrial-estate zone at a location where the distribution pipelines for […]

MPT widens distribution of cheap SIM cards

Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications says it has selected 13 companies to sell its new Ks 1,500 SIM cards in Yangon, including Elite Tech, Asia Mega Link, Tarmoe Nyae Chan Thar and Fortune Company. The move follows chaos at mobile phone shops in central Yangon that were overwhelmed by customers eager to snap up the SIM […]

Bidders shortlisted for jet fuel distribution

The Ministry of Energy has recently announced the shortlisted companies, including Shell, BP and PTT, for a joint venture contract distributing jet fuel. The ministry invited tenders interested in forming joint venture for fuel distribution in Mingaladon Township. The contract would be handled by the ministry’s Myanmar petroleum trading enterprise. A total of 23 bidders […]