Thai-Myanmar council pushes for more ties and investments

Thai businesses are ramping up ties with their Myanmar counterparts in five main areas — agriculture, border trade, energy, industrial development and tourism — to tap into vast investment opportunities in the neighbouring country. Panitarn Pavarolavidya, chairman of Thai-Myanmar Business Council, said the council’s first meeting held in Yangon on Feb 3 focused on the […]

More Thai investors eyeing to enter Myanmar despite concerns

Officials at the Royal Thai Embassy in Yangon say business people from their country will not hesitate to invest in Myanmar’s swiftly expanding economy as it presents immense opportunities despite some concerns. The fact that the two countries share a 2,400 kilometre-long border presents an opportunity for increased border trade as the launch of the […]

Myanmar, Germany See Stronger Economic, Cultural Cooperation

Myanmar and Germany saw fortified economic and cultural cooperation between the two countries in 2013 encouraged by German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelles’ visit to Myanmar in 2012. During 2013, the German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) signed an agreement with its Myanmar counterpart, the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry […]