Economic opportunities in Rakhine State

Rakhine State is rich in natural resources. It has many rivers, lakes, ponds and is connected to the ocean. Good ports exist and as improvement to road links are being made, trade, local and foreign investments are increasing. The government is emphasizing on investment and trade in order to increase production in agriculture products as […]

Multi-purpose container barge service starts

The Ministry of Transport and Communications has started the Inland Water Transport (IWT), a multi-purpose container barge service to transport goods along the Ayeyarwady River and containers in the Yangon River. The service was started to reduce transportation costs and relieve congestion on the road. Ten trips with 40 containers per trip were transported by […]

New Steel Factory to Produce Up to 60,000 Tons a Year

​​ A new steel factory owned by a Myan­mar company has opened in Yangon after two years under construc­tion. The Mindama Steel Structure Co, Ltd , a sub­sidiary of Mottama Hold­ings Ltd, says the plant will produce between 36,000 and 60,000 tons per year. The factory will sup­ply local companies as demand for construction materials […]

Seven foreign and local enterprises permitted to invest US$1,435.808 million

Seven foreign and local enterprises have received permission to invest US$1,435.808million, creating 5,533 job opportunities, according to the Myanmar Investment Commission meeting held on 21st January. There were foreign investments of US$1,416.080million and Myanmar Citizen investments of US$19.728million. The foreign investments were from China, Singapore, South Korea, Viet Nam and Samoa, it is learnt. The […]

China-Myanmar gas power plant to supply electricity to Yangon by year-end

A China-Myanmar joint venture gas power plant, Thaketa, will be able to start to supply electricity to Yangon city and the region by the end of this year and can ease the electricity shortage to some extent which Yangon is faced with, a high project official said on Sunday. General Manager of the Thaketa gas […]

Singaporean Institute Surveys Family-Based Firms in Burma

RANGOON — Singapore Management University’s (SMU) Business Families Institute and consultant company Deloitte have been working together on the first survey of family business in Burma. The KBZ Group of Companies was the first of four businesses to be studied in connection with the research initiative. Titled “Paving a Way for a New Generation: A […]

Myanmar Trade Show, Exhibition & Conference Calendar for the month of Nov & Dec 2016

Name, Venue & Organizer Date Myanenergy , Myanmar Event Park, Yangon, Myanmar, AMB Exhibitions Sdn Bhd. 10-12 Nov 2016 Mandalay International Livestock and Agriculture Show, Mandalay Hillresort hotel, Mandalay, Myanmar, Silver Sea Media. 10-12 Nov 2016 PET Asia Outlook Conference & Expo, Parkroyal hotel Yangon, Myanmar, Centre for Management Technology Pte. Ltd 17-18 Nov 2016 […]

7 Potential Developers named for Yangon Railways Station Area Comprehensive Development Project

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATION MYANMA RAILWAYS YANGON CENTRAL RAILWAYS STATION AREA COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT Notification on the collection status of Request for Proposal (RFP) documents for Yangon […]

Aussie lawyer advises historic listing on Yangon Stock Exchange

Duane Morris & Selvam corporate and securities lawyer Jamie Benson has led the team advising the first company to trade in Myanmar for 50 years. In an historic-first, the newly minted Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) had its inaugural listing of shares when the First Myanmar Investment Co, Ltd (FMI) began trading in March. The start […]

Loi Hein Co. to be listed and traded on Yangon Stock Exchange

Alpine Co. Ltd. Chairman Dr. Sai Sam Tun said that the drinking water and beverage company would trade it’s shares on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX). He added that it would take about three years to complete their accounting systems, corporate procedures and practices to be in compliance with requirements for being listed on the […]