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Opening Remarks by H.E. U Thaung Tun, Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations

At the inaugural Chin State Investment and Product Fair, H.E U Thaung Tun, Union Minister, MIFER and Chairman of the Myanmar Investment Commission spoke about the promise and potential of Chin State’s untapped opportunities. Chin State Investment and Product Fair 16 March 2019 Myanmar Convention Center, Yangon Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies, and Gentlemen, It is a …

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Chin State Investment Fair

Keynote Speech by H.E. U Myint Swe, Vice President, at Chin State Investment and Product Fair

At the first Chin State Investment and Product Fair, Vice President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, H.E. U Myint Swe presented a positive, promising outlook on the potential of Chin State, citing its strategic location by India, and the opportunities the State offers investors in sectors like tourism, hydropower, infrastructure and more. …

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Invest Myanmar Summit

A Private Sector Perspective – Attracting Foreign Investments to Myanmar

Myanmar’s recent transition out of five decades of economic and political isolation provides an opportunity for the country to secure much needed investment to build basic infrastructure for its citizens and facilitate growth in its fast-growing sectors.  Such projects will require massive amounts of capital and specialised expertise, and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) will be …

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A Conversation with H.E. U Thaung Tun, Union Minister of MIFER, and Chairman of MIC

In its efforts to draw investments into the country, the Myanmar Government recently established a new Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations, paving the way for better coordination between ministries on local and foreign investment as well as on development projects implemented with foreign aid and loans. H.E. U Thaung Tun, Union Minister for …

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MSDP Invest Myanmar Summit

Myanmar 2.0 – Private Sector, the Engine of Economic Growth and Job Creation by U Min Ye Paing Hein, member of NECC

In August 2018, the Ministry of Planning and Finance published the Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan (2018-2030). The government’s master plan for the development of the country provides a framework for coordination and cooperation across all ministries, states and regions. In short, the MSDP recognises the role of the private sector as the primary engine of …

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The Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan: explained

In August, the Ministry of Planning and Finance published the Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan (2018-2030). The government’s master plan for the development of the country provides a framework for coordination and cooperation across all ministries, states and regions. The 66-page document, which incorporates existing and draft plans and policies, sets out three pillars, five goals, …

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