China Beating Japan in War for Economic Influence in Myanmar

While the Japanese foreign minister and State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi discussed Rakhine’s development in Naypyitaw last week, a Chinese Communist Party provincial secretary met the vice president to discuss increasing investment in agriculture, transport and technology cooperation. It is not the first time China and Japan have been seen directly competing on […]

Far from a ‘debt trap’, China’s belt and road allows countries like Myanmar to leapfrog poverty

Andre Wheeler says Western critics overlook the holistic and long-term benefits that China’s multilateral infrastructure investment programme brings to countries like Myanmar. What’s more, they aren’t offering any alternatives A plethora of articles have discussed the risks associated with China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The discussion is often portrayed within a “winners versus losers” framework, […]

Thilawa Takes in $500 Million in Investment

From November 2014 to December, a total 48 companies from 12 countries invested more than $500 million in Thilawa Special Economic Zone, said vice president U Nyan Tun, who is also president of the Central Working Committee for Myanmar Special Economic Zones. “Of the three SEZ projects, the most successful and the first one that […]

BEAC: Expression of Interest to invite for Kyauk Phyu SEZ; Closing Date: August 25, 2014

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNON OF MYANMAR BID EVALUATION AND AWARDING COMMITTEE (BEAC) KYAUK PHYU SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE Invitation for the Expression of Interest (EOI) From the Potential Developers The Government of the Republic of The Unon Of Myanmar has identified Kyauk Phyu SEZ as […]