AustCham: Myanmar Market Update 2020 – 18 Feb 2020 @ Sule Shangri-la

We are pleased to invite you to attend a briefing on the Myanmar market by the Australian Embassy and Dr Sean Turnell, the Special Economic Advisor to the State Counsellor. This Myanmar market update 2020 will cover political, economic, development cooperation and trade matters, providing attendees insights in these crucial areas in Myanmar from an […]

Better legislation to attract Austbusinesses to enter Myanmar

Though Myanmar has yet to receive investment from Australia in fiscal year 201718, the nation’s improved business regulations should arouse Australian investors’ interest, according to a diplomat. Nick Cumpston, economic counsellor at the Australian Embassy, said in an exclusive interview that the Union Parliament’s recent passage of the new Myanmar Companies Law could spur Australian […]

Australian firms urged to invest in Myanmar

Nick Cumpston, counsellor at the Australian Embassy, said in an exclusive interview that the Australian government would encourage its businesses to seize enormous opportunities in the emerging market, thanks to Myanmar’s potential for faster growth in the near future. According to Cumpston, Australian firms’ interest in Myanmar has been on the rise, driven by the […]

IFC launches its sustainability guidelines in Myanmar language

Arm of world bank guides local companies on managing environmental, social risks The International Finance Corporation, a private sector arm of the World Bank Group, last week released a Burmese version of its Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability. The publication is a set of eight internationally recognised norms that guide companies and governments […]

Lakeside 18-Storey Tower Reaches Full Occupancy After ‘Surge in Demand’ for Prime Office Space

​​ A premium office tower on the western edge of Inya Lake in Yangon has reached full occupancy after a “surge in demand” for international standard office space in the second half of the year, the company behind the building has said. The final two tenants of the 18-storey Vantage Tower on Pyay Road, which […]