Hong Kong manufactures to set up garment park in Myanmar

Garment manufacturers from Hong Kong have entered into an agreement to set up their first industrial park in Myanmar, reports the South China Morning Post. The apparel park would be set up on 200 hectare area in Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar. The park would be part of the 400-hectare Thilawa Special Economic Zone, […]

Myanmar aims for US duty free by 2014

Myanmar’s exporters stand to benefit from duty-free access to the United States by the end of the year under the US Generalized System of Preferences, experts say. The Ministry of Commerce said Myanmar must prove that it has improved labour rights and its property laws in line with the international standards provided by foreign institutions. […]