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40 mining blocks wait for recommendation from respective regions, states to operate

There are about 40 mining blocks waiting for recommendations from respective regions and states, but operation will be allowed only after contract signing and test running, said Min Min Oo, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation. The permanent secretary made the remark during the 16th annual general meeting of Myanmar […]

Crop insurance to soon be offered

Crop insurance, which is of vital importance in agro-centric Myanmar, will soon be available to farmers who must regularly risk floods and other natural disasters that could potentially wipe out their harvest and their income for the season. A supervision committee on private insurance enterprises announced that private insurance companies established after 2013 will be […]

BSR Report – Addressing Child Labour in Myanmar’s Garment Sector

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ‘Made in Myanmar’ is ready to make a comeback, with U.S. and EU markets newly re-opened for trade with Myanmar’s garment manufacturers  newly re-opened for trade with Myanmar’s garment manufacturers. Buyers and investors are back in Yangon looking for opportunities, attracted in part by the country’s low labor costs. However, Myanmar has spent […]

Video: Myanmar Investment Opportunities – What you need to know

Learn about the investment opportunities that are revealed by the new legal framework in Myanmar This is the 1st in a 2-part video series on Investing in Myanmar. This video outlines the business opportunities for foreign investors in the Reserved Sector and the Restricted Industry. Discuss about the size of investment required to be successful […]