Thai Banking Giant Backs Scheme to Help Small Businesses in Mon and Thanintharyi

One of Thailand’s largest banks has teamed up with Myanmar for a scheme aimed at helping small businesses in Mon state and Thanintharyi in the southeast. The scheme, backed by Kasikornbank, will offer training programmes and financial assistance for entrepreneurs and mom-and-pop businesses in the region’s staple industries, which include rubber, fishing and fruit. After […]

MIC to strengthen data on local companies

The Myanmar Investment Commission will work with the Ministry of Planning and Finance to collect accurate data on companies operating across the country, an exercise that officials say will help the government to form better economic policies. The MIC has data on large investments and companies, but many businesses in Myanmar are only required to […]