Driving ban intensifies Myanmar logistics hurdles

  Myanmar apparel makers have warned that a ban on moving lorries and trucks to seaport terminals through the busy streets of Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon has placed a heavy logistical burden on the country’s growing clothing sector. Dr U Aung Win, a factory owner and deputy chairman of the Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association, told just-style […]

Burma seeks minimum wage amidst labour shortage

As foreign investors in the garment sector trickle into Myanmar/Burma, local research companies and the International Labour Organization (ILO) are undertaking a study that could prompt the country’s parliament to pass a minimum wage law by December this year. The study, for which one local participant is the Myanmar Marketing and Research Development Co (MMRD), […]