Myanmar Trade Centre to open in Singapore

Myantrade has plans to open a Myanmar Trade Centre in Singapore in the near future to provide support for the country’s agricultural exports. Secretary of the Myanmar Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Producer and Exporter Association said the trade centre – which will be monitored closely by the Myanmar Embassy to Singapore – can help Myanmar […]

Singapore tops FDI list in Myanmar in Q1

Singapore is the top source of foreign direct investments into Myanmar in the first quarter of the current financial year 2020-2021, according to the data released by the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA). The six Singapore-listed enterprises brought in US$161 million into Myanmar between October and December 2020. Singapore companies mainly put investments […]

Credit bureau lists in Singapore to raise funds for growth

Credit Bureau Asia (CBA), which provides credit risk assessments, has registered its prospectus with the Monetary Authority of Singapore for an initial public offering (IPO) of 30 million shares priced at 93 Singapore cents each. The shares will begin trading on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange on December 3. CBA has a 40 percent […]

Singapore tops source of FDIs in Myanmar in 2020-2021FY

Singapore has remained as the top source of foreign direct investments into Myanmar in the current financial year 2019-2020, according to data released by the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA). The 20 Singapore-listed enterprises brought in US$1.85 billion into Myanmar in the past financial year 2019-2020. Singapore companies mainly put investments into urban […]

Singapore fund takes stake in Myanmar ISP Frontiir

Ascent Capital, a Singapore-registered fund manager, is leading an investment of US$26 million in Myanmar internet service provider Frontiir, marking its first equity investment in the country. The deal is expected to help Frontiir expand its services to more than half of Myanmar’s states and regions within half a decade, with the aim of connecting […]

Would Singapore Myanmar Investco (SGX:Y45) Be Better Off With Less Debt?

Some say volatility, rather than debt, is the best way to think about risk as an investor, but Warren Buffett famously said that ‘Volatility is far from synonymous with risk’. It’s only natural to consider a company’s balance sheet when you examine how risky it is, since debt is often involved when a business collapses. […]

Singapore Agency to Help Myanmar Find Partners for Key Infrastructure Projects

YANGON—Under an agreement with Myanmar’s Ministry of Planning, Finance and Industry (MOPFI), Singapore’s Infrastructure Asia (IA) will help identify suitable investors, including by inviting international-standard tenders, for infrastructure projects listed in Myanmar’s Project Bank, an online database of priority projects aligned with the country’s sustainable development plan. According to the Singapore Embassy, under the agreement, […]

Some Singapore Myanmar Investco (SGX:Y45) Shareholders Have Taken A Painful 95% Share Price Drop

It’s not possible to invest over long periods without making some bad investments. But really bad investments should be rare. So take a moment to sympathize with the long term shareholders of Singapore Myanmar Investco Limited (SGX:Y45), who have seen the share price tank a massive 95% over a three year period. That would be […]

Yangon Water Bus to use Singapore, Thai ferries when service resumes

The Yangon Water Bus river transport service has ordered passenger ferries from Singapore and Thailand to replace its old vessels once it resumes operation, the company that runs the line said. Daw Tint Tint Lwin, chair of Tint Tint Myanmar Co., said it has also sought the help of a Singapore company in linking its […]

Under Armour arrives in Myanmar

With the numbers of gym and fitness centers increasing in Yangon, Yangonites are also spending more money on apparel and fashion – from yoga mats and tracksuits, to barbells and running tops. To capitalise on this consumer trend, the American sportswear brand Under Amour has arrived in Yangon with the aim of growing its presence […]