Business The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business.html Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:03:29 +0630 en-gb Internet connection: Corporate website index released http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11164-max-myanmar-kbz-top-website-rankings.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11164-max-myanmar-kbz-top-website-rankings.html Corporate websites provide a window to examine business practices, but their quality is still a mixed bag in Myanmar, according to a report by the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB).

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Bill O'Toole) Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0630
Trade gap to widen http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11165-trade-gap-to-widen.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11165-trade-gap-to-widen.html The trade deficit will likely continue widening for two years as the government promotes infrastructure development and vehicle sales, requiring more imports, said Ministry of Commerce director U Win Myint.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aye Thida Kyaw) Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0630
Thai investors eye opportunities http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11166-thai-investors-eye-opportunities.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11166-thai-investors-eye-opportunities.html Thai businesses are continuing to eye Myanmar opportunities, downplaying concerns the country’s political situation may slow investment here.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aye Thida Kyaw and Su Phyo Win) Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0630
Gold miners fall behind on fees http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11167-gold-miners-fall-behind-on-fees.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11167-gold-miners-fall-behind-on-fees.html Three large private mining companies owe hundreds of millions of dollars worth of in-kind payments to the Ministry of Mines, with the heated tender process of 2011 blamed for companies having made over-high pledges to secure sites.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aung Shin and Htoo Thant) Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0630
Auto part importers jostle for position http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11168-auto-part-importers-jostle-for-position.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11168-auto-part-importers-jostle-for-position.html There are more cars on the road than ever before, but the supporting industries are not yet up to speed, say would-be auto part importers.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Su Phyo Win) Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0630
Cash for clunkers drives price http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11169-cash-for-clunkers-drives-price.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11169-cash-for-clunkers-drives-price.html Sale prices of made-in-Myanmar jeeps and other vehicles have jumped by up to 40 percent since the government started accepting the vehicles on July 14 in exchange for import permits, say car traders.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Hlaing Kyaw Soe) Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0630
Breaking the glass ceiling in a talent incubator http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11170-businesswomen-build-a-bright-future.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11170-businesswomen-build-a-bright-future.html Program aims to help a group of women entrepreneurs tackle the obstacles and build the skills to start a small business

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Myat Noe Oo and Myat Nyein Aye) Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0630
Gas-fired plants to cut power shortages http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11171-gas-fired-plants-to-cut-power-shortages.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11171-gas-fired-plants-to-cut-power-shortages.html Three gas-fired power generation plants are moving closer to being built, as Ministry of Electric Power (MOEP) officials evaluate bids for the projects.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aung Shin ) Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0630
Firms slow to use GSP benefits http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11172-firms-slow-to-use-gsp-benefits.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11172-firms-slow-to-use-gsp-benefits.html Take-up on benefits offered through the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) has been limited, even though most countries involved in the market access program have extended benefits to Myanmar.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zaw Htike) Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0630
Door to open for foreign-owned petrol stations http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11173-door-to-open-for-foreign-owned-petrol-stations.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/11173-door-to-open-for-foreign-owned-petrol-stations.html

Foreign companies will soon be invited to enter into a joint venture with state-owned Myanma Petroleum Products Enterprise (MPPE) to distribute and sell petrol and diesel fuel.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aung Shin) Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0630