Business The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business.html Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:20:07 +0630 en-gb Foreign trader plans greeted by opposition http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11514-foreign-trader-plans-greeted-by-opposition.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11514-foreign-trader-plans-greeted-by-opposition.html

A possible opening of the import-export sector to foreign companies is being opposed by some local business claiming they risk being out-competed.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zaw Htike) Business Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Hydropower development to be diverted to Western firms http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11515-hydropower-development-to-be-diverted-to-western-firms.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11515-hydropower-development-to-be-diverted-to-western-firms.html index.php/business/11515-hydropower-development-to-be-diverted-to-western-firms.html

Western companies will likely build the next set of hydropower dams in Myanmar, following years of Chinese construction dominating the industry.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aung Shin) Business Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Foreign firm signs on for microfinance http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11516-foreign-firm-signs-on-for-microfinance.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11516-foreign-firm-signs-on-for-microfinance.html The subsidiary Myanmar Investments International Ltd has signed an agreement with a local company to create a microfinance company in Myanmar.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zaw Htike) Business Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Expat workers find their niche http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11517-expat-workers-find-their-niche.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11517-expat-workers-find-their-niche.html

The growth of international businesses interested in setting up shop has been paralleled by growth in foreign workers at least temporarily calling Myanmar home.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Jeremy Mullins) Business Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Yoma grows on property but works to diversify http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11518-yoma-grows-on-property-but-works-to-diversify.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11518-yoma-grows-on-property-but-works-to-diversify.html

Although Myanmar does not have a modern stock market, it does boast a firm which has actively traded on a modern exchange for nearly a decade.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Jeremy Mullins) Business Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Credit bureau coming http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11519-credit-bureau-coming.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11519-credit-bureau-coming.html Credit rating is still on track to start during 2014, though delays in gathering data, particularly from small enterprises, are still being faced, industry sources said last week.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aye Thida Kyaw) Business Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Goods clear Indian border after impasse http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11520-goods-clear-indian-border-after-impasse.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11520-goods-clear-indian-border-after-impasse.html Indian authorities stepped up their inspections of goods from Myanmar, causing a backlog to pile up at the Tamu border crossing in Sagaing Region earlier this month, according to local border traders.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Su Phyo Win) Business Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
ASEAN ministers tout strong ties http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11521-asean-ministers-tout-strong-ties.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11521-asean-ministers-tout-strong-ties.html

The collective ASEAN economy is doing well despite a slow international recovery.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nyan Lin Aung) Business Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Staying Legal: A look at immigration laws for foreign workers http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11522-staying-legal-a-look-at-immigration-laws-for-foreign-workers.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11522-staying-legal-a-look-at-immigration-laws-for-foreign-workers.html As Myanmar’s burgeoning markets continue to draw interest and investment from abroad, new waves of expat entrepreneurs, employees and volunteers are being drawn to the Golden Land.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (John Lichtefeld and Pedro Jose Bernardo) Business Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
The Fine Print, Legal & tax insight: MIC list shows business limits http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11523-the-fine-print-legal-tax-insight-mic-list-shows-business-limits.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11523-the-fine-print-legal-tax-insight-mic-list-shows-business-limits.html The MIC has issued three new notifications dealing with important aspects of foreign direct investments in Myanmar.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Sebastian Pawlita and Myint Naing) Business Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630