The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 23 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

The Fine Print: Cross-border loans catch up

The realisation of big investment projects often depends on whether banks are willing to grant loans in sufficient amounts to finance the project.

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Foreign banks picked for licences

The Central Bank of Myanmar has announced nine banks that have won preliminary approval to operate in Myanmar.

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Telenor launches in Mandalay

Telenor became the third mobile operator in Myanmar after launching services in Mandalay on September 27, as the company positions itself to serve the mass market in an increasingly competitive telecoms landscape.

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Officials monitor inflation as new bills enter market

An updated K5000 note will enter circulation on October 1 in a bid to fight counterfeiting, but authorities say they are being careful to make sure the move will not upset the money supply and lead to inflation.

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First step made for a legal China rice trade

Rice traders are eyeing new opportunities as officials ink an agreement on rice health standards, bringing legal export to China one step closer.

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YTP close on partner search

The fourth planned mobile service provider is getting closer to picking its foreign partner, according to a senior company official.

 

 

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Building up the local banks

The financial landscape in Myanmar is set to be significantly altered when licences arrive for foreign banks, with local bankers calling for greater clarity on the rules governing the sector

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India’s rare call for rice imports

India is calling for bidders from Myanmar in a rice tender for the northeastern corner of the country, the first such large request in years, according to rice dealers.

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Worker insurance on the agenda

Most construction workers are building up Yangon without any personal cover, as insurers say they must do more to spread knowledge of their services.

 

 

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The Fine Print: Legal and Tax Insight

One of the most important clauses in a contract with parties from different countries is the choice of law clause, which can have a defining impact on dispute resolution – and is something investors need to be aware of.

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