ASEAN-Hong Kong SAR – Free Trade Agreement: A win-win for business

19 Dec 17
A new Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Hong Kong and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and a related Investment Agreement are set to create fresh opportunities for business collaboration ...

Requirements on hiring foreigners only applicable to MIC firms

19 Dec 17
The government’s newly expanded requirements on hiring foreign employees announced in October are only applicable to companies permitted by the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC). The Directorate of Investment and Company Administration ...

Japanese see value in Shan, Mon agriculture sector

19 Dec 17
Japanese interest in the agriculture sector of Shan and Mon States is rising. In particular, investors see the opportunity to provide the machinery and equipment farmers need for harvesting their crops ...

Central Bank allows foreign banks to provide export financing

19 Dec 17
Foreign banks will be permitted by the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) to provide export financing services. The move, which aims to help local export businesses gain access to working capital, ...

2018 Union Tax Law Calls for Private Sector Involvement

19 Dec 17
The Yangon Region­al Government is planning to hold a meeting with business leaders this month to dis­cuss the 2018 Union Tax law in order to make the tax law more productive, ...

Final Report to be Submitted of State Owned Factories Inspection

19 Dec 17
Final Report to be Submitted of State Owned Factories Inspection By the end of De­cember, inspection teams will submit a final report for inspec­tions that covered 28 state-owned factories whose operations ...

Brexit navigates UK towards ASEAN markets

14 Nov 17
The Myanmar Times 13 Nov 2017 Jusuf Kalla (right), Indonesia’s Vice President, is speaking at the ASEAN@50 Business Forum along with Boris Johnson MP (left), Foreign Secretary. Photo: UKABC Jusuf Kalla ...

Government seeks funds to repay loan for 3 grounded MNA aircraft

14 Nov 17
Htoo Thant 10 Nov 2017 Australian Air Force personnel unload humanitarian relief supplies for flood victims in Myanmar in 2015. Photo – EPA Australian Air Force personnel unload humanitarian relief supplies ...

Foreign Companies Eye to Invest in Myanmar’s Farming

14 Nov 17
Author: Oak Kyaw Hein | 08 Nov 2017 A farm that uses a tractor to grow rice near U Bein bridge in Mandalay Foreign companies have been eying My­anmar’s agriculture sector ...

Joint Venture Launching To Produce Flat Steel Products

14 Nov 17
Author: Myanmar Business Today | 08 Nov 2017 Tokyo — JFE Steel Corporation, Me­ranti Steel, JFE Shoji Trade Corpora­tion, Marubeni-Itochu Steel, and Hanwa Co, announced today their agreement to form a ...