Myanmar’s Logging Ban Feeds shadow Economy of Illegal Trade

For the duration of the ban, which runs into April 2017, any demand for wood is expected to be met through stockpiled wood controlled by the government’s logging entity Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE). The ban is seen as a way to not only protect Myanmar’s forests but to save lives. In 2012 the UN ranked […]

Waste-to-energy plant project in Shwepyitha 25 % finished

THE country’s first-ever waste-to-energy plant being established Industrial Zone is 25 per cent completed, and is estimated to be finished by March 2017, according to a senior officer from the Yangon City Development Committee. Since October last year, the Yangon Waste to Energy Plant Project has been implemented by the YCDC and the tender-winning Japanese […]

NLD looks to raise ‘ancient’ Yangon rents

  According to MP Yan Aung of the National League for Democracy, the new government will reconsider the rental agreement with the Yangon Zoo and Kandawgyi – Mhyaw Sin Kyun Park. The Mingala Taungnyunt Township MP told the Daily Eleven that the rent was too low compared to market rates. He said that the current […]

Grand Andaman and UMEHL to harvest birds’ nests in Tanintharyi

Grand Andaman Islands Company has become Myanmar’s first private company to hold a licence to work alongside military-owned conglomerate Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Limited (UMEHL) harvesting birds’ nests on a number of islands in Tanintharyi Region. The company, which also owns a casino resort in the Andaman Sea, won three out of four lots […]

Govt rejects China’s request for timber-based industrial zone in Myanmar

The Myanmar government has rejected China’s requests to purchase timber in log form under a tender system and to build a timber-based industrial zone in Myanmar, said Khin Maung Yi, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry. Rumours have circulated recently about Myanmar signing an MoU with China to facilitate the […]

Forest Products Joint Venture Corporation Ltd invites Open Tender to sell Hardwood Logs: Opening Date: Oct 22nd, 2015

Forest Products Joint Venture Corporation Ltd will sell Hardwood Logs by competitive bidding. Particulars of the Open Tender Sales are as follows: Forest Products Joint Venture Corporation Ltd  will sell Hardwood Logs by competitive bidding. Particulars of the Open Tender Sales are as follows: Open Tender No: 07/2015-2016 Date and Time 22-10-2015 (1:00)P.M Place: Tawwin […]

Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry to invite EOI to invest in Private Forest Plantation Program; Closing Date: June 16th, 2015

GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY FOREST DEPARTMENT NAY PYI TAW   Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens.   Invitation for Express of Interest (EoI) in Submission of OPEN TENDER to invest in Private Forest […]

‘Phuket of Myanmar’ seeks MIC approval

The US$1.2 billion LuxDream Island project is branded “the next Phuket” and will feature a high-end marina, luxury hotels, a theme park and a casino. The plan may seem incongruous with the serenity of Myanmar’s Myeik Archipelago. But the island dream looks set to become reality, as Singaporean Zochwell Group prepares to sign a Build, […]

Myanma Timber Enterprise to invite open tender for Teak Logs; Closing Date: 27 April 2015

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Myanma Timber Enterprise will sell Teak Logs by competitive bidding. Particulars of the Open Tender Sales are as follows: Open Tender No: 01/2015-2016 Date: 27-4-2015 Time: (1:00)P.M Quality SG-2, SG-4, SG-5, SG-6, SG-7 Quantity About (226) Hoppus tons […]

Myanma Timber Enterprise to invite open tender for Hardwood Logs /Post; Closing Date: 24 April 2015

Myanma Timber Enterprise will sell Hardwood Logs/Post by competitive bidding. Particulars of the Special Open Tender Sales are as follows: Open Tender No: 02/2014-2015 Date: 24-4-2015 Time: (1:00)P.M Place: Tawwin Hall (Myanma Timber Enterprise) Gyogone, Insein, Yangon  Commodity/Quality Padauk Logs (Assorted , Domestic ) Pyinkado Logs (Second) Kanyin  Logs (Second) Htaukkyant Logs (Second) Thinwin Logs […]