Yangon CM says region economy run by over 30,000 MSME businessmen

Yangon Region Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein said that there were over 30,000 businesses of Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) registered as business entities in the Yangon Region and they run the region’s economy. “We compiled the list of these businesses by using digital technology. Over 30,000 businesses are registered in the region and our […]

Construction Industry in Decline in Early 2017

Almost 90 per cent of the construction industry of Myanmar is led by small and medium Enterprises (SMEs) and the industry’s ability to make profit has been declining since early 2017, according to Myanmar Builders Guide (MBG). Almost 5 per cent of Gross Domestic Products of Yangon Region is generated from the construction industry. Among […]

Time to Fix the Economy With Action, Not Words

Economists and business owners, while acknowledging and applauding the measures put into achieving peace and stability, say the National League for Democracy-led government has largely ignored the economy during its first year in power. Some experts and entrepreneurs told The Myanmar Times that the government needs to focus on ways and means of stimulating economic growth and […]