Myanmar weighs infrastructure, strategic ties to China

Two big decisions will sway Yangon’s strategic posture with neighbour to the north MAY 31, 2017 by: Mark Canning Xi Jinping, China’s president, staged an impressive show for Asean leaders attending his summit in Beijing this month. The assembled politicians received the intended message loud and clear — that their countries stand to benefit from […]

India plans to set up SEZ in Myanmar

NEW DELHI: It is not just Iran’s Chabahar port and connectivity to Eurasia that has caught attention of the Modi government. India plans to set up a SEZ in Sittwe in Myanmar where it has already built a port. The proposed SEZ by India will rival Chinese SEZ located 80 km down of strategically-located Sittwe […]

Refinery deal in Myanmar key for Guangdong Zhenrong Energy

Guangdong Zhenrong Energy Co, a major Chinese bulk commodity trader, expects the country’s “One Belt One Road” strategy to help boost its overseas investments, which in its case includes a planned massive oil refinery in Myanmar. The country’s New Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road strategies were launched in 2013 […]