Business The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:20:03 +0630 en-gb Onshore petroleum deals hit another delay Regional approval is holding up the signing of the agreements to govern onshore petroleum searches and production, according to government officials.

]]> (Aung Shin) Business Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:46:44 +0630
Smuggled cigarettes, alcohol beat the ban Fake or untaxed alcohol and tobacco products are flooding the market as the Ministry of Commerce and importers face an impasse over planned import reform.



]]> (Aye Thida Kyaw) Business Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
MPT promises a new era with KDDI Consumers have been told to look out for a “reborn” Myanma Posts and Telecommunications, following the July 17 marriage with Japan’s KDDI telco and Sumitomo Corporation.

]]> (Aung Shin) Business Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Change in owners as U Tay Za said to exit AGD Bank Several prominent businesspeople have bought or sold stakes in Asia Green Development (AGD) Bank, as it prepares for listing on the planned Yangon Stock Exchange in 2015.


]]> (Aung Shin and Aye Thida Kyaw) Business Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
StanChart, regional banks bow out The list of foreign banks still pursuing licences was released by the Central Bank of Myanmar last week, and it was missing some notable names from the banking sector.

]]> (Jeremy Mullins ) Business Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
ILO pushes for a more proactive UMFCCI Business association ought to form positions and provide a platform for corporate voices, says International Labour Organisation official.



]]> (Su Phyo Win) Business Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
British launch new Chamber of Commerce The British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar launched on July 16 about a month after receiving government approval, becoming the latest business group to formally open its doors in Myanmar.



]]> (Jeremy Mullins) Business Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Big plane purchase by Air Mandalay Air Mandalay has placed an order with Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation for six MRJ90 aircraft, becoming the first Asian carrier outside to Japan to order the jet, which is being jointly developed with Toyota.

]]> (Zaw Win Than) Business Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Bringing banks to the poor

With many living beyond the reach of financial institutions, experts grapple with the challenges of promoting financial inclusion throughout the country. 


]]> (Stuart Alan Becker) Business Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
China lobbies to legalise rice trade Chinese officials are pushing Myanmar businesses to lobby the government to legalise the bilateral rice trade, say officials from the Rice Federation.



]]> (Zaw Htike) Business Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630