Myanmar’s garment exports remain low compared to neighbouring countries: Messe Frankfurt

Despite Myanmar’s textile and garment sector having experienced rapid growth in recent years, its garment exports have declined when compared to its regional neighbours, said CEO Mr. Michael Scherpe of Messe Frankfurt, one of the world’s leading trade fair organisers. Development of the country’s garments-for-export industry lies with the financial and technological support of the […]

MGMA backs garment industry to boom when US sanctions are lifted

Myanmar’s leading garment industry body has been buoyed by the lifting of sanctions it hopes will see a return to the glory days for the sector, when in the early 2000s a majority of country’s garments were shipped to the US. Speaking at a manufacturing trade fair in Yangon yesterday, U Myint Soe, chair of […]