President Urges Regional Governments to Pursue 12-Point Economic Plan

​​ President U Htin Kyaw has called on local authorities to focus on projects that advance the government’s 12-point economic plan. Speaking at a meeting called by the National Planning Commission, the President urged state and regional governments to pursue big projects, so long as they could be carried out without putting strain on public […]

Invitation For Quotation for equipment for Myanmar Flood and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project

Department of Rural Development has applied for financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Myanmar Flood and Landslides Emergency Recovery Project and wishes to purchase the following respective items for supporting project by Shopping method as in the World Bank Procurement Guidelines: Sr No Description Nos 1. Double cabs vehicle 2 2. […]

EOI for Consulting Services– Individual Consultant (International procurement specialist). Closing Date 27 January 2017

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. [Country] The Republic of the Union of Myanmar [Name of project] Myanmar Flood and Landslides Emergency Recovery Project Loan No.: 5889 –MM Assignment Title: International procurement specialist Reference No.: C4-IST-IC02 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has […]

Business Chiefs Call for Kyat Support

​​ The Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) has advised the government on how to stabilise the currency. The trade body’s statement covers the inflow of foreign currencies, how to increase demand for the kyat, the export-import sector and long-term plans. The statement said the dollar’s appreciation was due to an unbalance between […]

Invitation for Bids for Supply Concrete Poles for National Electrification Project. Closing Date 19 Jan 2017

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens.   The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Electricity and Energy National Electrification Project Invitation for Bids Date: 5th December, 2016 Specific Procurement Notice IDA Credit No. 5727-MM Contract Title Concrete Poles for […]

Millcon Thiha GEL Foresees Advantages in Being Steel First-Comer in Myanmar

MILLCON THIHA GEL is bullish that international development banks’ planned projects in Myanmar and demand from new factories to be constructed in Thilawa Special Economic Zone will keep its newly completed steel plant busy in the very near future. The company last week officially became the first manufacturer of industrial-grade steel products in Myanmar, being […]

Myanmar Banks ‘Facing Five Key Challenges’

YANGON – MYANMAR’S HOPE of becoming an investment destination in Asean may fade away if the country fails to address five major challenges in its financial sector, experts said at the launch of a GIZ banking report titled “Myanmar’s Financial Sector: A Challenging Environment for Banks” last week. During a PowerPoint presentation and a panel […]

Can Myanmar’s Hydropower Study Truly be For The People?

In recent weeks, violent clashes in Kayin State have further disrupted Myanmar’s fragile peace process. Fighting between the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) and the government-sponsored Border Guard Force (BGF) in Mae Tha Waw areas of Hlaingbwe township, and more recently near Kawkareik township, has displaced over a thousand people. Entire families have fled their homes and are […]

Invitation for Bids for Myanmar National Electrification Project. Closing Date 30 Dec 2016

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens.   THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION PROJECT   Date 14th November, 2016   SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE IDA Credit No. 5727-MM Contract Title Distribution Transformer for National […]

China’s plans for Myanmar town hold few local opportunities

KYAUKPYU, Myanmar (AP) — China’s plan for its foothold on the Bay of Bengal, on Myanmar’s western coast in restive Rakhine state, includes an industrial zone, oil refinery and deep-water port that could transform a sleepy, remote town of 30,000 into a thriving business hub. The plan for Kyaukpyu is central to Beijing’s ambitions in […]