Myanmar casts its net for a global terminal operator as port expands

Myanmar’s largest container port is in the process of bringing on a global terminal operator as majority shareholder. One of four inner-city terminals on Yangon River, Myanmar Industrial Port (MIP) handles 400,000 teu a year – about 40% of the country’s container throughput. According to chief financial officer Chris O’Connor, MIP is reviewing bids from […]

Govt urged to establish Belt and Road taskforce

From tackling illegal border trade to constructing Kyaukphyu SEZ, the to-do list for Belt and Road in Myanmar is very long. THE Myanmar government is urged to take a proactive role and form a taskforce to carve out its involvement in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). An adviser to the National League for Democracy-led […]

Myanmar Software Firm Launches SAP to Support Businesses’ Growing IT Demands

Myanmar Information Technology (MIT) announced the launch of a division to tap local organisations’ need to reengineer their business processes, through a partnership with German enterprise software maker SAP. Unlike niche solutions like accounting software, SAP’s ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) packages provide overall business management functions covering accounting and financials, sales and customer relationship management, […]