Emerald Brewery commences brewing of Chang Lager Beer in Yangon

Emerald Brewery Myanmar Ltd, which will brew Thailand’s Chang Beer in Yangon, last week commenced commercial operations in Hlegu township, a year after its shareholder, Singapore-listed Fraser and Neave (F&N), invested US$70 million in the brewery. Emerald Brewery is a joint venture between F&N and an affiliate of Myanmar’s Shwe Than Lwin. F&N is controlled […]

Mawlamyine plant may not have proper power plant permission

Myanmar: A controversial 0.5Mt/yr cement plant in Mon State’s Kyaikmayaw Township has apparently not sought permission from the Ministry of Electricity and Energy in order to generate power, according to the ministry itself. This has rekindled demands from local residents that the plant cease production. The US$400m plant, run by Mawlamyine Cement Limited (MCL), is […]

TPBI signs Myanmar MoU

SET-listed TPBI Plc, a plastic packaging maker, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a local partner in Myanmar to build a factory there to serve export demand. Chief finance officer Kamol Borrisuttanakul said TPBI signed an MoU with Myanmar Start Group to start a feasibility study to expand plastic packaging business in Myanmar […]