Factory operators can face legal actions unless complied with MIL

The factory operators can face legal actions under the Myanmar Investment Law (MIL) if they fail to comply with notification requirements for the closure of factories, said U Thant Sin Lwin, director-general of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA). At present, some CMP garment factories have shut down on the reason for the […]

Myanmar welcomes more investment from Hong Kong

A Myanmar Investment Promotion seminar was held on October 16 at Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong. The seminar was attended by Mr. Edward Yau, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development and Officials of Hong Kong SAR Government, Members of legislative council, Members of Hong Kong Development Council and Hong Kong Productivity council and representatives of over […]

Microfinance Institution MFIL Secures $1m Loan From Malaysia’s Maybank

Myanmar Fi­nance Interna­tional (MFIL), the mircrofinance joint venture of investment company Myanmar In­vestments International (MIL), has secured a $1 million loan off Malaysian lender Maybank. The funds will see MFIL try to grow its outreach from 42,000 customers and expand its loan port­folio, which stood at $5.7 million as of February, said a company press […]

Overseas Private Investment Corporation to Disburse $250 Million Investment in Telecom Tower Infrastructure Project

NEW YORK & SAN FRANCISCO & WASHINGTON & YANGON, Myanmar–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. government’s development finance institution, today announced that it has commenced the initial disbursement of a $250 million loan to Apollo Towers Myanmar Limited, based in Yangon. The disbursement marks OPIC’s first financing in the country as well […]

MIL Eyes All Four Securities Licences for Yangon Exchange

Myanmar Investments International Limited, together with two other partners, has filed an application to the Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar (SECM) to acquire all of the four types of securities licences for the upcoming Yangon stock exchange (YSX) later this year, the firm said. The Ministry of Finance in January announced that YSX will […]