Yangon Stock Exchange looks for Belt and Road boost

The Yangon Stock Exchange, launched in December 2015, expects to enjoy indirect benefits from China’s Belt and Road Initiative as more Sino-Myanmar joint ventures are set up and demand for capital increases. “China is a major economic and trade partner with Myanmar. Myanmar’s enterprises need to grow together with their Chinese counterparts,” said Thet Htun […]

Myanmar foreign investment rate increases fivefold in wake of new law

Since Myanmar passed the new Foreign Investment Law in November 2012, the rate of foreign investment flowing into the country has increased fivefold, according to the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA). “In the past, the total foreign investment [for one year] in Myanmar used to be only around US$200 million. This year, it […]