Business

Micro-finance scheme in planning

Loi

IRD names tax dodgers

The Internal Revenue Department

Chinese poised to agree to new rice deal

The Ministry of Commerce says a new agreement is under way to export 100,000 tonnes of rice to China by

Imports reach $15bn this year

Myanmar has spent more than US$15 billion 

Electric planners rely on increased coal output

Myanmar is generating electricity mostly from hydropower and it is planning to generate more power 

Business chiefs hail 'final frontier'

Will Myanmar be able to cope with the fast-paced dynamic landscape of the world’s economic climate as it records the fastest GDP growth in Asia?

Is the government doing enough? Is Myanmar equipped to handle the torrent of foreign interests waiting to pour into Myanmar?

Exim Thailand to boost role in Myanmar through local presence

The Nation, Asia News Network

MIC devolves power to invest

Myanmar Investment Commission has 

Controversial gold tax confirmed

The new income tax law for 2017 was approved by Parliament last week in Nay Pyi Taw, including a controversial gold purchase tax of 1 per cent. 
 
The levy adds a further burden on middle and lower income earners already facing inflation of more than 11 per cent annually with interest rates hovering around 8 per cent. Many low-income families buy and sell gold regularly as a form of savings.
 

Exim Thailand to open Yangon rep office by April

Export-Import Bank of Thailand (Exim Thailand) is opening a representative office in Yangon by April.

This followed the Central Bak of Myanmar's presentation of the license on March 6. Exim Thailand President Pisit Serewiwattana was in Nay Pyi Taw to receive the license from CBM Governor Kyaw Kyaw Maung.