Mandalay modernises chamber in bid to draw investments

THE business chamber in Mandalay, Myanmar’s northern economic hub, is undertaking modernisation through a partnership programme with a regional chamber of commerce in Germany. The German IHK Reutlingen (Industrie und Handelskammer Reutlingen) is currently undertaking a three-year agreement with the Mandalay Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MRCCI) to restructure the latter and modernise its […]

EU chamber pledges to build commercial ties

The European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar officially opened on December 12, providing a forum for EU businesses to engage with their Myanmar counterparts and government officials. The chamber launches as trade between the 28-member bloc and Myanmar reached 570 million euros (US$710 million) in 2013, a 44 percent increase on the year previous. The […]

Myanmar rice companies benefit from Thai expertise

Thai rice companies are now exploring new joint venture opportunities with their Myanmar counterparts — the goal is to leverage on the untapped potential that Myanmar offers as a rice exporter. Myanmar was once the world’s top rice exporter, before military rule. YANGON: Rice in Myanmar is not just a staple food for its people, […]