India mulls oil pipeline to Myanmar

KOLKATA (miningweekly.com) – Pushing ahead with its ‘oil and energy diplomacy’ in neighbouring countries, India is considering building an oil pipeline to connect refineries in its north-eastern provinces to consumer centers in Myanmar. According to senior government officials in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry, several Indian oil refiner-marketers have already started marketing petroleum products […]

Mae Sot SEZ to give fillip to Myanmar border trade

Thailand’s border trade with Myanmar is expected to flourish over the next couple of years, driven mainly by the planned development of a special economic zone (SEZ) in Tak’s Mae Sot district. Isara Vongkusolkit, chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC), said this year alone the cross-border trade between the two countries was expected […]