The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 25 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Competing visions for jade market’s future

Traders have set up a committee to upgrade the Mahar Aung Myae jade centre in Mandalay, though an alternate site is also being built outside of the city.

 

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Economic growth tops 8%

The domestic economy is growing faster than expected, as the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) both pegged the past year’s GDP growth above 8 percent.

 

 

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Foreign banks chip in for tower firm’s loan

Telecoms tower company Pan Asia Majestic Eagle has completed what it claims is the first cross-border, non-recourse financing arrangement in Myanmar.

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Ministers signal shake-up to loss-making state enterprises

The government will continue to assess the future of loss-making state enterprises, two ministers said last week, after revealing that many are losing money.

 

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Land at border industrial zone going on sale in November

Myawaddy Industrial Zone will be banking on its location just a few miles from the Thai border to attract buyers, as property will go on sales at the zone by next month, said U Kyaw Tint, project developer of Nyinaung Oo Company.

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Myawaddy trade survives fighting

Cross-border trade with Thailand dodged a bullet after fighting threatened to disrupt commerce at the important Myawaddy border gate.

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Jade show set for low-grade sparkle

More than 7000 lots of jade have arrived for an October 14 to 18 show in Nay Pyi Taw, according to U Aung Naing Oo, a spokesperson for the Myanmar Gems and Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association.

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What is sexier than revising gemstone taxation policies?

Beauty queen Ma May Myat Noe may have made it into Myanmar with a tiara of crystals, but the bigger scandal is over real gemstones headed out of the country without adequate tax payments

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Sayar San condo comes

Condo developers are targeting the high end of the market, as another luxury project is set for Sayar San Road in Bahan township.

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Nay Pyi Taw show set for low-grade sparkle

More than 7000 lots of gems have arrived for an October 14 to 18 show in Nay Pyi Taw, according to U Aung Naing Oo, a spokesperson for the Myanmar Gems and Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association.

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