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Beekeepers up efforts to export honey
Oct 18, 2017
Myanmar beekeepers are looking forward to exporting domestically produced honey to international markets like Europe, which is a top importer of honey, U Aung Khaing Htwe, deputy chairman of Myanmar A... 25

FDI in Myanmar Tops 4 bln USD in First Half of FY 2017-18
Oct 18, 2017
Foreign Direct In­vestment (FDI) in Myanmar totaled over 4.3 billion U.S. dol­lars in first half of Fiscal Year 2017-2018, increas­ing by 3 billion dollars compared to the same pe­riod of Fiscal Y... 20

Bids invited for upgrade of YBS
Oct 17, 2017
In an attempt to ensure the emergence of better bus services, the Yangon Transport Authority has invited bids for a bus guide, cash-based ticketing system and CCTV system services for Yangon Bus Servi... 26

Committee approves six foreign businesses with investment of over $9 million
Oct 15, 2017
The Yangon Region Investment Committee has allowed six businesses from Singapore, China and Hong Kong to invest more than US$9 million (12.3 billion kyat) in the industrial sector prior to October 11... 41

Agricultural sector makes up 0.51 pc of total FDI
Oct 15, 2017
From 1988-1989 fiscal year until September this year, foreign direct investment (FDI) in the local agricultural sector exceeded US$380 million, which accounts for 0.51 per cent of total FDI, according... 38

A new general cargo wharf in Thilawa to open soon
Oct 13, 2017
General cargo wharf project developed by Wilma Myanmar Port Terminals (Thilawa) The new general cargo wharf at Thilawa port will be opened at the end of November, according to Wilma Myanmar Port T... 73

Tea leafs from Shan State exported to Malaysia, Singapore and China
Oct 12, 2017
Tea leafs cultivated in Shan are exported to Malaysia, Singapore and China, according to a report in the Myawady Daily. Since three years ago, the tea leafs has been exported by air to Malaysia ... 63

Singapore investors channeling private equity to Myanmar SMEs
Oct 11, 2017
Credera Group, a Singapore private equity (PE) firm, is raising a $100 million PE fund to invest in greenfield ventures in the finance, manufacturing and consumer product sectors in Myanmar, according... 58

Poor timing in tomato cultivation led to unstable price
Oct 11, 2017
Myanmar tomato growers are weak in their choosing the right varieties for growing, their knowledge of pest protection and the timing of cultivation matched with production rates, according to ye... 90

Phase 2 of Zone B Thilawa SEZ project under way
Oct 10, 2017
The construction of Zone-B in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone Project will be finished in August next year. Plans are under way to develop phase 2 of Zone B, said Myint Zaw, officer and general m... 78

Trunk Cafe & Bar: New Downtown Chill Spot
Oct 10, 2017
Trunk Cafe, a warm and welcoming bar in downtown, is located on the main street of Bogyoke road. Although the road was blocked due to a local market, this bar still attracted its regular customers.... 111

Yangon and Muse markets need to ban inflow of crab during breeding season
Oct 09, 2017
Crab producers requested the government to ban inflow of crab mainly to Yangon and Muse markets during breeding season, according to yesterday’s report of Myanma Alin. Crabs are scarce year b... 82

No FDI in three sectors this fiscal year
Oct 09, 2017
As of September of this fiscal year, oil and gas, mining and construction sectors had not yet seen an inflow of foreign investments, according to the Directorate of Investment and Company Administrati... 69

China, Cambodia offer to import Myanmar’s avocados
Oct 09, 2017
CHINA and Cambodia have offered to import avocados produced in Myanmar, according to a report of the Myawady Daily’s Saturday edition. U Kyaw Thu, secretary of the Myanmar Fruit, Flower and ... 95

Maungdaw border trade on hiatus
Oct 08, 2017
Border trade at Maungdaw, Rakhine State, has been on hiatus since the ARSA Bengali terrorist group attacked over 30 border outposts on August 25, sources say. Warehouses were reportedly filled with... 84

Some 26% of Zone-B shares in Thilawa SEZ project sold out
Oct 08, 2017
The total foreign investment in Thilawa Special Economic Zone Project has exceeded US$1.1 billion (1.363 trillion kyat), said Myint Zaw, officer and general manager of Myanmar Japan Thilawa Developmen... 84

Domestic investments mostly flow into real estate development sector
Oct 06, 2017
Since FY 1988-1989, domestic investments have reached Ks14.6 trillion so far, with the real estate development sector at the top of the list, according to the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC)... 119

Chief Minister Announces Plan to Limit Taxis
Oct 04, 2017
The announcement by Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thien to minimize the number of taxis in the city gained some teeth last week. During a meeting with YBS owners at the Yan­gon Region Transport... 213

Licences for over 170 gem mining blocks to expire in October
Oct 02, 2017
Licences for more than 170 gem mining blocks in Khamti in Sagaing Region, Mogok in Mandalay Region and Lonekhin and Hpakant in Kachin State and Mongshu in Shan State are expiring this month, ac... 175

More investments are left to allow: DICA
Oct 01, 2017
Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) is left to allow up to 15 foreign investments worth of US$400 million, said Deputy Director General San Myint from the Directorate of Investment and Companies Admin... 169

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