Myeik to offer more hotel rooms, micro-lenders receive cash boost, logistics firm opens in Thilawa, and KBZ expands satellite capacity.
24 The News For 24 July 2017
Shell Petrol and Max Energy sign agreement, Indian highway upgrade to Myanmar border, and plan to develop business in the regions.
Guides use community-based tourism to help save Karenni State’s waning traditions.
IFC seeks to boost agriculture role, Korean Bank plans expansion in Myanmar, fuel demand set to grow, and Yangon-based tech startups secure new funds.
Serge Pun says Myanmar’s economy ‘has not performed well enough’ more than one year after its first de facto civilian leader came to power.
India hands over cargo shops, IFC invests in microfinance, investment firm looks at expansion, trade with India on the rise.
US removes sanctions; bus engines ordered from China; Yangon start-up wins global competition; China freezes traders’ assets.
Bagan visitors increase, controversial coal plant progresses, EuroCham proposes policy changes, and tech startups get a boost.
Foreign investment forum in Naypyidaw, property portal raises funds, Thai bank opens Rangoon branch, and Singapore strengthens Burma ties.
Businesspeople are keen to see foreign investors help launch their large-scale ventures.
Business owners cast doubt over minister U Kyaw Win’s expectations for the country’s finances.
Burma’s Asean trade volume slips, engineers are in high demand, manufacturing PMI falls, and AYA Bank widens Visa credit card market.
Logistics warehouse opens in Thilawa, bankers head to Thailand for training, Coca-Cola welcomes new Burma chief, DICA approves 25 new investments.
Investors back Rangoon food delivery firm; Telenor enters Burma’s digital advertising industry; Burma and China agree to an economic cooperation zone.
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Burma Signals for Foreign Investment
KBZ Appoints New CEO
The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (March 25)
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