Fishery sales keep slipping away

U YAQOUB says there is no question whether the fish business is in crisis. A 50-year-old resident of Kyimyindaing township, he employs two regular workers to meet local demand for the important protein source. He meets with brokers representing fish farms, negotiates the price and finalises orders. When the fish arrive, they are weighed and […]

Myanmar has too many banks

The domestic market is still underserved by local banks despite a large number being approved to open in recent years, according to experts. Shwe Rural and Urban Development Bank, tied by local media to conglomerate Shwe Thanlwin led by tycoon U Kyaw Win, is the latest local bank to receive a private banking licence in […]