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Serge Pun Yoma FMI

Yoma Strategic and First Myanmar Investment forge landmark partnership with Philippines’ leading conglomerate Ayala Corporation

Ayala will be investing up to US$237.5 million for a 20% stake in each of Yoma Strategic and FMI. This landmark partnership is one of the largest FDI in Myanmar and the largest ever investment into the country by the Philippines private sector. Ayala’s participation in the boards of Yoma Strategic and FMI would add …

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U Thaung Tun Myanmar business investment

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“But now we’re putting the finishing touches on a comprehensive and innovative approach that will promote a more favourable, friendly and predictable investment enabling environment, offering investors a fair and level playing field.” – H.E. U Thaung Tun, Union Minister for the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations, National Security Adviser and Chairman of …

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Foreign investment manufacturing

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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Wholesale Retail Myanmar Foreign Companies

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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Myanmar Investment Economic Growth Asian Development Bank ADB

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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