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Myanmar investment inflows double from China as deals surge

With investment inflow from China and Singapore doubling, foreign investment in Myanmar is showing signs of recovery. In value terms, Chinese and Hong Kong investment in Myanmar grew 150% to $590 million. Approved foreign investments rose 79% on the year for the six months ended in June, totalling $2.35 billion, according to Myanmar’s Directorate of …

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Japanese companies, DKSH enter Myanmar wholesale market

Three Japanese companies have received authorisation to operate 100%-foreign-owned wholesale businesses, while Zurich-based DKSH, a trading house, is permitted to do retail and wholesale activities as a foreign company. A 2017 report by the US Department of Commerce estimated Myanmar’s retail industry at US$10 to 12 billion, or roughly 15% of the country’s GDP, with …

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Foreign Investment, Policy Reforms to Boost Myanmar’s Growth in 2019 and 2020 — ADB

The Asian Development Bank released a report on 3 April which promised a very optimistic outlook for Myanmar’s economy, due to higher Foreign Direct Investments and the government’s reforms to improve conditions for investors. ‘“Prospects for Myanmar’s economic growth for 2019 and 2020 looks positive as the country opens up the retail and wholesale sectors …

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U Set Aung Invest Myanmar Summit 2019

The Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan and the Project Bank by H.E. U Set Aung, Deputy Minister of Planning and Finance

On Day Two of the Invest Myanmar Summit 2019, H.E. U Set Aung, Deputy Minister of Planning and Finance spoke about the Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan, the Project Bank, and how both are relevant to Myanmar’s private sector and business community. Invest Myanmar Summit 2019 29 January 2019  Myanmar Convention Centre 2, Nay Pyi Taw, …

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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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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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