Western trade and investment in Burma is small, but there were hopes that reforms would prise open an economy stunted by international sanctions and decades of mismanagement under military rule. That now appears to be on hold.
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President Thein Sein is visiting Tokyo over the weekend with the aim of attracting more investment from Japan to promote economic development. According to Japanese broadcaster NHK News, the president[…]
Singapore has invested over US$1.4 billion as of the beginning of the tax year on 1 April, the largest amount by any country, with the Netherlands being the second largest[…]
More than US$1 billion dollars is to be invested in oil and gas extraction off of Burma’s western coast. Britain’s BG Group and Australia’s Woodside Petroleum Ltd won the rights[…]
Singapore-listed company Yoma Strategic Holdings have secured a loan from the Asia Development Bank (ADB) for over US$100 million to aid investments in Burma. According to the ADB, the loan[…]
Burma’s Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development announced on Monday the rules governing investment in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone. The rules allow for investment in a broad range[…]
Thailand-based oil and gas company, PTT Exploration and Production Public Company (PTTEP), which has been operating in Burma for the past 25 years, is set to invest an additional US$3.3[…]
The Myanmar Investment Outreach Forum was held in New York City on 24 September. Aimed at promoting Burma as an investment ground, the conference facilitated interactions between Burmese and American[…]
The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) has announced that Burma took in more than US$3.3 billion in foreign investment in the first five months of the 2014-15 fiscal year—over half the[…]
The Association of Vietnamese Investors in Myanmar (AVIM) has unveiled plans to increase investment in Burma to US$1.5 billion by 2015. At a meeting with Burmese House Speaker Shwe Mann[…]
Burma’s President Thein Sein arrived in Germany on Tuesday with the intention of drumming up investment.
Foreign investment and trade in Burma have grown significantly amid implementation of a private sector reform strategy introduced by the government after it assumed office three years ago, according to[…]
Malaysia’s International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed has urged Malaysian companies and businessmen to look towards Burma as their next destination for investment amid policy changes by[…]
Foreign investment is being sought for apartment projects in Rangoon as neither the Burmese government nor the private sector can fulfill the city’s construction needs, said Deputy Director of the[…]