Myanmar Highlights

Total SA and Myanmar Government in talks to construct gas-fired power plant and supply LNG to Yangon

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Highlights | Comments Off on Total SA and Myanmar Government in talks to construct gas-fired power plant and supply LNG to Yangon

Total SA and Myanmar Government in talks to construct gas-fired power plant and supply LNG to Yangon

  • U.K’s Department for International Development launches new ‘Business Innovation Window’
  • KBZ Bank and Yoma Bank establish Myanmar’s first interbank lending facility
  • International Finance Corporation to provide additional support to Myanmar’s agricultural sector
  • YSX-listed First Myanmar Investment to increase its share capital and issue two million new shares to shareholders

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IFC assisting YSX listed-firms implement enhanced information disclosure

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017 in Highlights | Comments Off on IFC assisting YSX listed-firms implement enhanced information disclosure

IFC assisting YSX listed-firms implement enhanced information disclosure

  • Myanmar Investment Commission invites expressions of interest in respect to the construction of dry-ports and bonded warehouses on the Yangon River
  • Singapore’s Bok Seng Group and Myanmar’s and Myanmar’s Ayeyar Hinthar Group sign MoU in respect to the development of a logistics hub in Pathein Industrial City
  • Myanmar Investments International Limited closes US$6.3 million equity fundraising
  • CEVA logistics establish Myanmar Office

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Hong Kong gold exchange and CGSE advising on the establishment of new gold exchange

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017 in Highlights | Comments Off on Hong Kong gold exchange and CGSE advising on the establishment of new gold exchange

Hong Kong gold exchange and CGSE advising on the establishment of new gold exchange

  • Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry and UMFCCI to assist SME’s establish in the Thilawa SEZ
  • Bintai Kinden enters into US$17.5 million engineering sub-contract agreement with Soilbuild (Myanmar) Co Limited
  • MAPCO Golden Lace completes development work of integrated rice project in the Ayeyawady region
  • Japan’s International Corporation Agency to fund lending to SME’s in Myanmar

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FibreLink Myanmar seeking to raise US$25 million to fund first phase of telecom infrastructure development plan

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Highlights | Comments Off on FibreLink Myanmar seeking to raise US$25 million to fund first phase of telecom infrastructure development plan

FibreLink Myanmar seeking to raise US$25 million to fund first phase of telecom infrastructure development plan

  • FibreLink Myanmar seeking to raise US$25 million to fund first phase of telecom infrastructure development plan
  • MySQUAR integrates Telenor Myanmar’s billing services
  • Thailand’s National Healthcare Systems establishes Myanmar joint venture
  • James Fisher and Sons and Royal Marine Technology Co. enter into MoU in respect to the provision of oil and gas services
  • Myanma Timber Enterprise to respond to new sanctions against Myanmar’s teak industry

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PTT Exploration and Production Plc enters into exploration and production partnership agreement with Total

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 in Highlights | Comments Off on PTT Exploration and Production Plc enters into exploration and production partnership agreement with Total

PTT Exploration and Production Plc enters into exploration and production partnership agreement with Total

  • Bangkok-listed PTT Exploration and Production Plc enters into exploration and production partnership agreement with Total
  • Ministry of Electricity and Energy to invite expressions of interest in respect to the development of Myanmar’s first liquefied natural gas terminal
  • The Myanmar Investment Commission announces details of new tax incentives to attract investment in underdeveloped areas
  • KBZ Bank expresses interest in the sale of shares to foreign investors
  • Myanmar clothing exports increase by almost US$1 billion in under a year

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The Hong Kong Trade Development Council discusses the ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative with Myanmar businesses and government officials

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Highlights | Comments Off on The Hong Kong Trade Development Council discusses the ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative with Myanmar businesses and government officials

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council discusses the ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative with Myanmar businesses and government officials

  • The Hong Kong Trade Development Council discusses the ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative with Myanmar businesses and government officials
  • Technology and financial services provider Diebold Nixdorf establishes Yangon office
  • Singapore’s XMH Holdings enters into a joint-venture with Myanmar Marco Polo Co.
  • ADB guarantees United Amara Bank’s payment obligations to Italy’s Banca Popolare di Sondrio
  • The Central Bank of Myanmar to consider permitting foreign banks to provide trading accounts

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Myanmar Economic Holdings to sell Mandalay Brewery to Kirin

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Highlights | Comments Off on Myanmar Economic Holdings to sell Mandalay Brewery to Kirin

Myanmar Economic Holdings to sell Mandalay Brewery to Kirin

  • Myanmar Economic Holdings to sell Mandalay Brewery to Kirin
  • Asian Development Bank and Myanmar’s Ministry of Transport enter into advisory services agreement in respect to infrastructure development
  • The Central Bank of Myanmar issues warning in respect to unsecured lending by private banks
  • Japan to provide Myanmar with US$824 infrastructure loan
  • Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar testing online trading platform for use on Yangon Stock Exchange
  • Ministry of Commerce and Central Bank of Myanmar cooperating to crack down on unreported export earnings

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First Private Bank Ltd to list on Yangon Stock Exchange

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 in Highlights | Comments Off on First Private Bank Ltd to list on Yangon Stock Exchange

First Private Bank Ltd to list on Yangon Stock Exchange

  • First Private Bank Ltd to list on Yangon Stock Exchange
  • BASF to produce cement and construction materials at new facility in Myanmar
  • Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation announces details of new industrial zone
  • Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation issues new large-scale mining permits
  • APR Energy extends contract on 102MW Kyaukse power plant project
  • All Nippon Airways to partner with Myanmar’s Shwe Thanlwin Co. Ltd
  • Central Bank of Myanmar issues directive on undeclared foreign bank accounts

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Myanmar Investment Commission grants new approvals to companies to establish in Thilawa SEZ

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Highlights | Comments Off on Myanmar Investment Commission grants new approvals to companies to establish in Thilawa SEZ

Myanmar Investment Commission grants new approvals to companies to establish in Thilawa SEZ

  • Ministry of Electricity and Energy issues licences to small-scale oil and gas producers and refineries
  • Myanmar Government to privatise Myanmar Agricultural Development Bank as part of banking-sector reform
  • Myanmar clothing producers see increase in orders following reinstatement of GSP
  • Yangon Region Transport Authority issues tender in relation to new Yangon water-taxi system
  • ASX-listed Top End Minerals acquires option to buy majority interest in Long Keng Zinc Mine and Lashio Zinc Refinery

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Japanese Engineering Corporation and YCDC to develop 700-kilowatt waste-to-energy power plant in Yangon

Posted by on Nov 7, 2016 in Highlights | Comments Off on Japanese Engineering Corporation and YCDC to develop 700-kilowatt waste-to-energy power plant in Yangon

Japanese Engineering Corporation and YCDC to develop 700-kilowatt waste-to-energy power plant in Yangon

  • Japan pledges U.S$7.7 billion in funding for Myanmar’s development
  • Singapore Myanmar Investco sells telecom tower business in Myanmar for U$12.7m
  • Myanmar Investments International Limited secures US$1 million Maybank loan
  • Japanese Engineering Corporation and YCDC to develop 700-kilowatt waste-to-energy power plant in Yangon
  • Myanmar Government sets to allow 100% foreign ownership of car showrooms
  • Bangkok-listed Group Lease and Myanmar’s Century Finance to establish joint-venture finance company

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