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Month: January 2019

Invest Myanmar Summit 2019 UMFCCI

Welcome Remarks by U Zaw Min Win, President of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI)

IIn his welcome remarks, U Zaw Min Win, President of UMFCCI said the Invest Myanmar Summit 2019 aimed to “create awareness and elevate the endeavours” of the Union Government in improving the business climate of Myanmar. He also expressed the hope that the Invest Myanmar Summit could support ongoing liberalisation and reform efforts by facilitating …

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Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar

“Now is the time to be bold and ambitious” – State Counsellor H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

The Invest Myanmar Summit 2019 had the honour of having the State Counsellor, H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi deliver an inspirational keynote speech which set the tone and mindset for the rest of the sessions over the two-day Summit. In her speech, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi summarised key reforms the government has enacted …

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U Thaung Tun Invest Myanmar Summit

Myanmar Government Reaffirms Commitment to Improve Business Environment at Inaugural Investment Summit

The inaugural Invest Myanmar Summit 2019 closed recently with the Myanmar government’s commitment to creating a predictable, facilitative and friendly investment environment. The second day featured a star lineup of key figures involved in the planning and execution of Myanmar’s economic future.   The day’s sessions kicked off with a dialogue between H.E. U Thaung …

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states and regions Invest Myanmar Summit

State Counsellor At Historic Nationwide Private-Public Collaboration Investment Summit: “Invest in our people – in our potential”

The Invest Myanmar Summit 2019 saw an unprecedented turnout of 12 Union Ministers, 10 Regional Chief Ministers and over 150 regional and state representatives and nearly 1,600 participants; First-ever nationwide collaboration between regional and state governments, Union Government and private business community; Nearly 200 private and regional business projects worth USD$20 billion showcased. Myanmar’s inaugural …

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Tanintharyi Business Investment

Connectivity with Thailand will unlock Tanintharyi’s economy, says business chief

U Ye Htut Naing is a big fish in a small pond. The provincial mogul has chaired Tanintharyi Region’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry since 2014, and this year entered his second term at the helm of the private sector body in Myanmar’s southeastern region. Among his many business ventures, he is the vice chairman …

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tea myanmar shan state

A market brews for organic tea from the Shan hills

Tea growers around Pindaya in the Danu Self-Administered Zone are going organic as more foreign buyers show interest in the area’s chemical-free green tea. The small tea plantations that hug the slopes of Mount Yasagi near Pindaya in southern Shan State are undergoing a transformation, as growers cash in on the international market potential for …

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Mandalay textiles Myanmar

Mandalay weavers join forces to fight cheap imports

Weavers of traditional textiles in Mandalay Region have joined forces in an attempt to counter a threat to the industry from cheap copies imported from China and India. Weavers at Amarapura have formed an association representing hundreds of small and medium weaving businesses in Mandalay Region to confront a threat from cheap copies of traditional …

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