Myanmar Imports Thai Shrimp as Local Breeders Struggle to Meet Demand

Shrimp and prawn is being imported from Thailand as production from local shrimp breeders struggles to keep pace with domes­tic demand, U Kyaw Tun Myint, Chairman of the Myanmar Shrimp Asso­ciation, said. “Local supply can’t meet the local consumption rate. Myanmar is losing its market share because of unsuccessful shrimp breeding businesses,” U Kyaw Tun […]

Supporting SMEs, Manufacturing Locally and Operating in Underdeveloped Areas Criteria for FDI Approval, Official Says

A top official from the Ministry of Commerce told an audience of foreign investors and businesses that foreign investments should be able to support SMEs, manufacture products in Myanmar and operate in underdeveloped areas. Those are the criteria upon which the government will approve or reject foreign investment proposals. The government will scrutinise every foreign […]

Expressions of Interest in Consulting Services for Agricultural Development Support Project. Closing Date 16 June 2017.

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Agricultural Development Support Project (ADSP) Credit No.: 5624 MM The Republic of the Union of Myanmar is in the process of receiving funds from the World Bank toward the cost of the ADSP Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The Project Management […]

Yangon MP targets corruption

Government staff in Yangon Region are involved in the misuse of public finances, according to regional MP Than Naing Oo, representing Pabedan constituency no.1. “Some irregularities in the use of the union budget for 2015-16 fiscal year were found at the Home Affairs Ministry, Fire Service Department, dam and water management department, Ministry of Agriculture, […]

Pay Hike for Civil Servants Unlikely

Hopes for a pay rise this month will likely remain a pipe dream for civil servants, according to an official from the Ministry of Planning and Finance. The ministry official said no recommendation on increasing the salaries of civil servants had been made during the parliament meeting to discuss the Union budget, denying rumours that […]

Invitation for Open Tender for construction of bituminous roads (60 km) in Shan State. Closing Date 26 May 2017

1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a Grant from the Federal Republic of Germany (KfW bank) through the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation towards the cost of Rural Development Phase II & III. 2. Department of Rural Development under Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation intends to implement , with […]

Fiscal Year 2017-18: a New Dawn for Economic Policies

​​ The new fiscal year will start on April 1, which also marks the start of new laws and economic policies for Myanmar. The new Myanmar Investment Law, which was recently passed, will come into effect on April 1 and its implementation and enactment will spell changes for the country’s businesses and investors. A developing […]

Request for Expressions of Interest for Consultant for Myanmar Flood and Landslides Emergency,Recovery Project. Closing date 7 April 2017.

(Consulting Services– Indivdual Consultant) [COUNTRY] The Republic of the Union of Myanmar [NAME OF PROJECT] Myanmar Flood and Landslides Emergency,Recovery Project Loan No.: 5889 – MM Assignment Title: International Environmental and Social Safeguard specialist Reference No.: C4-IST-IC05 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has applied for financing from the World Bank toward the cost […]

Invitation for Price Quotations for Supply and Installation of Satellite Equipment and High-Speed Connection In 3 Township Offices. Closing Date 31 March 2017.

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP). The IDA No. of the financing agreement is No. H814MM. The […]

Invitation for Price Quotations for 35 Diesel Generators by Department of Rural Development. Closing Date 24 Mar 2017

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP). The IDA N° of the financing agreement is N° H814MM. The […]