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Interest in retail, wholesale sector continues unabated

Two years after the Myanmar Investment Commission’s announcement, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has permitted nine wholly foreign retail and wholesale providers to operate in the country. These include investors from Japan, Thailand, US, Singapore, and the Netherlands. The nine non-Myanmar companies are able to secure a green light from the authorities since the government […]

Japanese companies, DKSH enter Myanmar wholesale market

Three Japanese companies and a Swiss trading house have become the first foreign entities authorised to do retail and/ or wholesale business in Myanmar. Toyota Group’s trading arm Toyota Tsusho, pharmaceutical firm Otsuka and diaper manufacturer Mycare Unicharm are authorised to operate wholesale business as a 100% foreign-owned business, according to an announcement from the […]

DKSH to drive Herballines’ sales in Myanmar

DKSH, the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia, has started a partnership with Paradise Products Company Limited, a leading personal care manufacturer from Myanmar, to drive market share of its Herballines brand in its domestic market. Yangon, April 28, 2017 – DKSH Business Unit Consumer Goods, Asia’s leading Market Expansion Services […]

Is Burma’s healthcare system in recovery?

A few patients wearing wrinkled longyi stroll through a hallway so quiet that their conversation echoes through the North Okkalapa General Hospital, the second largest public hospital in Rangoon [Yangon]. There are no obvious signs of modernity in the facilities or atmosphere of the 40-year-old building. A wheezing air-conditioner and numerous scratches on the pale, […]

Myanmar health care spending lifts logistics market

Consumer spending on over-the-counter health care products in Myanmar is anticipated to grow from around $140 million in 2013 to $480 million by 2020, providing a huge and growing market for distributors and logistics providers. The medical devices market in Myanmar is anticipated to grow threefold by 2020, and eight out of 10 Myanmar consumers […]