Operators unfazed as Myanmar slows

YOUNG entrepreneurs in Myanmar remain upbeat on the country’s economic outlook despite weakening of the kyat, high inflation and delay to reform. “It is not good if you look at the exchange rate. The kyat is retreating against the US dollar and Thai baht, We are in a unstable period,” May Mon Thu, managing director […]

Joint Chambers Networking with MBC, TBAM and NZMCC

Join the British Chamber, Malaysian Business Chamber, the Thai Business Association of Myanmar, and the New Zealand Myanmar Chamber of Commerce for an evening of networking at the brand new Mercedes-Benz showroom. A variety of canapes will be served, along with your choice of wine or Heineken beer to drink. Use this opportunity to expand […]

Warm response seen to ‘Myanmar Insight’ in Bangkok

GIVEN the rising interest in Myanmar’s economy this year, nearly 500 Thai businesspeople are expected to gather at the Myanmar Insight 2018 to be held in Bangkok next month, according to Nattawin Phongsphetrarat, vice president of Thai Business Association of Myanmar (TBAM). He said at a press conference yesterday that the event would be held […]

Thai-Business Association Morning Talk : Retails Business Sector in Myanmar on 31 Jan 2018

TBAM is organizing the seminar TBAM Morning Talk # 11, “Update Retails Business Sector in Myanmar”. This is to update the current Myanmar retails environment and to share the best practice regarding the different scales of retails business in the market. This is a very interesting topic to the Thai business community.  At the same […]

Thai SMEs encouraged to invest in Mandalay

Thailand’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are being urged to invest in Myanmar, especially in Mandalay, a region with abundant natural resources, strong agricultural production and growing demand for Thai goods. Speaking at a seminar in Mandalay sponsored by Bangkok Post Plc and Asset Pro Management Co, Nuttaphong Visitkitchakarn, who sits on the executive committee […]

Ayeyarwaddy Should Be ‘Secondary Hub’ to Foster Economic Growth Beyond Cities – Industrial Zone Chairman

​​ The Ayeyarwaddy Region has the po­tential to become a “secondary growth hub” for Myanmar thanks to its proximity to Yangon, its ability to host a deep sea port, and its relatively low land and labour costs, a meeting of investors or­ganized by the the Thai Business Association of Myanmar heard. U Ye Min Aung, […]

Myanmar’s 5 growth sectors highlighted

INFRASTRUCTURE, ICT, agriculture and processing, manufacturing and tourism are highlighted as the most attractive sectors for Thai investors looking to establish a presence in Myanmar. At a seminar hosted yesterday by Bangkok Bank, Nattawin Pongpetrarat, vice chairman of the Thai Business Association of Myanmar, said a large number of infrastructure projects ranging from roads to […]