Singapore tops source of FDIs in Myanmar in 2020-2021FY

Singapore has remained as the top source of foreign direct investments into Myanmar in the current financial year 2019-2020, according to data released by the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA). The 20 Singapore-listed enterprises brought in US$1.85 billion into Myanmar in the past financial year 2019-2020. Singapore companies mainly put investments into urban […]

Corporate Japan urges Myanmar to address business concerns

The most senior Japanese business leader in Myanmar urged the government to recognise how liberalisation, efficient bureaucracy and reliable power supply allowed Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) to attract considerable investments. He also warned that current restrictions placed on foreign firms in the retail and wholesale sector are already “the maximum” but commended the ministry’s […]

Local, foreign direct investments to be permitted as soon as possible in Mandalay Region

The Mandalay Region government will permit local and foreign direct investments (FDIs), as soon as possible, if the proposals meet the necessary terms and conditions, said Dr. Zaw Myint Maung, Chief Minister of Mandalay Region. The Mandalay Region Investment Committee was formed in July 2017 after the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration handed over […]