China, Myanmar’s major trade partner, has closed all the border tradeposts on the Myanm-China border with the closure of Chin Shwe Haw border trade gate on October 6 with the excuses to curb the spread of COVID-19. China has restricted imports from Myanmar through a $450 million Chin Shwe since five...
New Yangon City Development Project has received 16 Expressions of Interests (EOI) submitted by companies and consortiums from nine countries in the Swiss Challenge for the first package of works launched on October 15, 2020, by the Swiss Challenge Tender Committee. It is the Committee’s objective to apply a structured...
The Privatization Commission under the Ministry of Commerce will sell under open tender 25 properties it owns in Bago, Yangon and Mandalay regions. The tender form can be obtained from the Office of the Privatization Commission in Naypyidaw from November 13 to December 12. The properties for sale in Bago Region...
The military junta amended the 2020 Union Tax Law cutting the percentage of taxation on unassessed income or undisclosed sources of income with the aim, it said, to increase businesses which severely hit by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The NLD administration introduced taxation on unassessed income in a...
The Municipal Committee of Naypyidaw recently announced it will sell 197 land plots of 6,400 square feet each in Dekhina Thiri Township for a reduced price of K25 million. The land plots will be sold to those who will actually occupy them. Buyers will be required to build fence and...
Japan has expressed interest to participate in the Dawei Special Economic Zone located in the Tanintharyi Region, according to U Myint San, Vice President of the Management Committee for SEZ.  Myanmar, on November 5,  invited international partners to invest in the SEZ project under Government to Government Collaboration and received...
Germany-based international wholesale company METRO has announced that it will cease its foodservice distribution business in Myanmar due to the volatile investment and business environment in the Southeast Asian country, which is expected to continue for some time. "We made this decision with regret because we started 2019 with positive...
Part 1 of the Yangon Elevated Expressway project is estimated to cost $800 million, according to U Han Zaw, Union Minister of the Ministry of Construction, at the meeting by Steering Committee on Implementation of Yangon Elevated Expressway and Outer Ring Road. The meeting was held to discuss the...
Telenor Group has announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell 100 percent of its mobile operations in Myanmar to M1 Group for a total consideration of 105 million USD (approximately 900 million NOK), of which 55 million USD (approximately 470 million NOK) is a deferred payment over five years. The...
Major Japanese retailer Aeon has decided to postpone its $180 million shopping mall project in Myanmar due to the political turmoil in the country, according to NHK reports. Aeon planned to start the construction process this year and expected to open the mall by 2023. The project is a joint venture...