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Month: December 2018

Chin State Myanmar Textile Tourism

Investor opportunities in Chin State’s textile and tourism sectors

Chin State has been called Myanmar’s final frontier due to its remote location and underdeveloped infrastructure, but those willing to make the journey will find exceptional opportunities in industries ranging from boutique tourism and textiles to hydropower, mining and cash crops. It is one of the participating states in the Invest Myanmar Summit 2019 with …

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Rakhine Myanmar

Rakhine focuses on agriculture, tourism as infrastructure improves

RThe future looks a little brighter for Rakhine State. As one of the least developed areas of Myanmar, with high rates of poverty and poor infrastructure, it has been wracked by conflict since 2012­ – deterrent factors which prevent many potential investors from exploring opportunities in the state. But many observers, including the Advisory Commission …

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Real Estate Property Market Myanmar

A Look at Property and Real Estate with Colliers International

An interview with Karlo Pobre of Colliers International, reflecting on the property market in 2018 and the investment opportunities and challenges he expects to see in the coming year. What were the trends in the property market in Myanmar for 2018? Newer office buildings are now offering lower rates, which in turn have exerted pressure …

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Invest Myanmar Korea

Union Minister of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations: ‘It’s time to invest in Myanmar’.

‘It is time to invest in Myanmar’, said H.E. U Thaung Tun, Union Minister, Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations. He was speaking at a roadshow presentation for Invest Myanmar Summit 2019 to a captive audience at the Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Korea ranks sixth among the 48 countries currently investing in …

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Investment Myanmar Foreign Investment

Better investment scene for Myanmar in 2019, says DICA Director-General

Director General of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration, U Aung Naing Oo, explains what Myanmar is doing to attract investment, the challenges around land acquisition and why he expects a better business environment from 2019. Q: In November, you formed a new Ministry for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations. Could you tell us …

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National Project Bank Myanmar Investment Economic development

Deputy Planning and Finance Minister: The National Project Bank will enhance transparency; competitiveness

The Ministry of Planning and Finance is preparing to launch an interactive and publicly accessible online “project bank” – priority initiatives that have been screened and approved by the government for their positive impact on economic and social development. The initiative aims to overhaul the way in which ministries identify and tender projects, and will …

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Kayin State Myanmar Tourism manufacturing trade

A bright future for Kayin State: An Interview with Kayin State Minister U Than Naing

U Than Naing, Kayin State Minister for Planning, Finance and Development Affairs sees a bright future for Kayin under new ASEAN trade agreements, given its strategic position as the gateway between Myanmar and Southeast Asia. Kayin State is one of the ten participating regions in the Invest Myanmar Summit 2019, and will be the focus …

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