The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 18 April 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Trade with Thailand strong despite closures, though smuggling persists

A Low-intensity conflict in areas of Kayin State has not reduced bilateral trade, with the latest Ministry of Commerce figures showing a recent upsurge in commerce with nearby Thailand.

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Dutch queen promotes financial inclusion

Queen  Máxima of the Netherlands pushed for greater financial inclusion yesterday, making the case it will be central to making a lasting leap forward for Myanmar and the current generation stands to be the first to benefit.

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Fruit jam makers face challenges to grow exports

Jam  is big business in the domestic market, but exporters are having trouble selling the fruit-based delicacy abroad.

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Grey skies for natural gas prices

Income  from natural gas exports could decrease by US$1.5 million a day as an international price slide hits home, according to a senior official from the Ministry of Energy (MOE).

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CDSG, Mitsubishi in $200m tie-up

Local  conglomerate Capital Diamond Star Group and Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation will form a joint venture for food manufacturing and distribution, according to a press release.

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Capital Diamond Star and Mitsubishi to tie up in food venture

Local conglomerate Capital Diamond Star Group and Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation will form a joint venture for food manufacturing and distribution, according to a press release.

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Headaches for banking sector staffing as companies expand

The  banking industry is booming, but finding skill workers and training staff is a constant challenge.

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Everyday people fear inflation with budget

Economists and everyday people say they are concerned about rising prices resulting from a large planned civil servant salary increase, as members of parliament spoke in favour of planned pay raises during parliamentary sessions on March 26.

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Experts warn on black money flowing into stock market

Care needs to be taken to prevent illegal money flowing through the planned Yangon Stock Exchange, or it risks its reputation as a reliable place to do business, according to experts.

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Apex to launch at end March

Myanmar's  newest carrier Apex Airlines will begin operations from the end of March, making it the 10th airline to enter the country’s increasingly crowded skies, officials said yesterday.

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