The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 02 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Foreign trader plans greeted by opposition

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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Hydropower development to be diverted to Western firms

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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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Foreign firm signs on for microfinance

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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Expat workers find their niche

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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Yoma grows on property but works to diversify

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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Credit bureau coming

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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Goods clear Indian border after impasse

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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ASEAN ministers tout strong ties

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

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Staying Legal: A look at immigration laws for foreign workers

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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The Fine Print, Legal & tax insight: MIC list shows business limits

The MIC has issued three new notifications dealing with important aspects of foreign direct investments in Myanmar.

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