Submitted by hadminh on Sat, 01/24/2015 - 14:20
Yangon – The Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar has already designated a five-year transition for Stock Exchange Certificates Market (SECM).
“It [period] may be increased or reduced. Under the transition period, SECM will be under the Finance Ministry. The expected transition period could be five years. But the period may be increased or reduced. At the moment, the process seems quite successful.
Submitted by hadminh on Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:49
Kanbawza (KBZ) Bank and Taiwan-based Cathay United Bank (CUB) have signed an agreement on monetary cooperation to pay out more loans for to help Myanmar businesses expand, according representatives of KBZ Bank.
On January 13, Nang Leng Kham, executive director of Kanbawza Bank Ltd and Mr Aaron Hung, general manager of CUB signed the agreement at the Sedona Hotel in Yangon. The signing event was also attended by Aung Ko Win, chairman of Kanbawza Bank Ltd and Mr Tsu-Pei Chen, chairman of CUB.
Submitted by hadminh on Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:43
Tay Za, chairman of Htoo Group of Companies, said at a press release at his residence on January 19 that he has purchased uranium-bearing ores weighing 3.5 visses.
He said he brought the ores at a price of Ks 20 million per viss from lapidaries Aung Naing from Mogok and Nyunt Wai from Phone-Kan village, about 35 miles from Mogok, where the stones were found. He paid a total of Ks 50 million for the ores.
He said he bought the ores 10 days ago and sent them to the Ministry of Science and Technology a week ago to check whether or not they bear uranium.
Submitted by hadminh on Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:34
Myanmar’s manufacturing sector faces various challenges, including corruption, lack of technology, inadequate financing, a lack of skilled labour, inflation of land and rent prices and inadequate supplies, all of which are most likely to constrain growth in the sector, according to the Myanmar Business Survey.
Submitted by hadminh on Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:30
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide Myanmar with US$400,000 in aid to conduct a study on historic buildings in Yangon, according to the urban planning department at the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC).
"This is a preliminary study. We will be provided with about $400,000. The study will take less than a year. Then projects will follow," said urban planning department director Toe Aung.
The study will focus on both government and private buildings.
Submitted by hadminh on Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:29
Ayeyarwady Bank is preparing to open services in other countries, according to managing director Phyo Aung.
AYA bank is one of the banks on the US’s blacklist, along with some state-owned banks, such as Myanma Economic Bank, Myanma Foreign Trade Bank and Myanma Investment and Commercial Bank, as well as military-owned banks such as Innwa Bank and Myawaddy Bank. The blacklist also includes some private banks, including the Asia Green Development Bank, owned by tycoon Tay Za.
Submitted by hadminh on Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:12
Myanma Timber Enterprise (MTE) will sell more than 5,700 tonnes of logs and sawn timber through an open tender system.
Submitted by hadminh on Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:05
Myanmar is expected to export around 300 tonnes of timber to the USA by the end of this fiscal year, says Bar Bar Cho, joint secretary of the Myanmar Timber Merchants Association.