Swiss government to implement SME development near Inle region

YANGON- Switzerland’s government will be carrying out poverty alleviation tasks, creating new job opportunities and implementing SME development tasks around Inle region, Southern Shan State, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
The Swiss Franc 4.8 million worth project will launch from 2018 to 2022, near Inle region, Taungyi Township, Southern Shan State.

Zone-B of Thilawa SEZ project in high demand


There are high demands for spaces at Zone-B of Thilawa Special Economic Zone Project as Zone-A had ran out. Investors are expanding their businesses, said Dr Than Myint, Union Minister for Commerce and Chairperson of Myanmar Special Economic Zone Central Working Committee.

Aviation infrastructure upgrades under way


Plans afoot for Dawei SEZ and Thai Border road link with Thai loans

Plans are underway to seek loans from Thailand to build two-lane Dawei-Htikhee road included in the Dawei Special Economic Zone project, said Union Minister

Ananda ramps up network expansion


Chamber backs SMEs to embrace digital technology


Panasonic launches Off-grid solutions project to commemorate 100th anniversary

Yangon - The Japan-based Panasonic Corporation launches Off-grid Solutions project as part of their efforts in Myanmar to solidify their place as one of the top MNCs operating in Myanmar and to provide for betterment of the country, on 13 July 2018 while celebrating their 100th anniversary.

Total FDI in Thilawa SEZ project hit nearly $ 150 m in three months


From April to July, this year, the total foreign investments in Thilawa Special Economic Zone have reached nearly US$ 150 million, according to the Myanmar Investment Commission’s press conference.

U Aung Naing Oo, Director-General of Directorate of Investment and Company Administration said: “From April 1 to date, the government has granted investment permits worth US$ 149.1 million.”

3 regions earmarked for Myanmar-China border economic zone project


Kanpiketi, Muse and Chinshwehaw in Myanmar-China border have been chosen for the border economic zone project, said Dr Than Myint, Union Minister for Commerce at the first coordination meeting of the Central Committee for the Joint Implementation of Myanmar-China Border Economic Zone Project on July 12.

MFF official highlights govt cooperation for fishery development in China-Myanmar corridor

The government and private sector need to cooperate to enable Myanmar's fishery sector to acceess opportunities in China-Myanmar economic corridor project, said Win Kyaing, general secretary of Myanmar Fisheries Federation (MFF).