Kyaukphyu SEZ Project Awarded to China for Lack of Options, Ex-Minister Says

NAYPYITAW—Myanmar’s government did not want Chinese investment in the deep-sea port and special economic zone (SEZ) projects in Rakhine State’s Kyaukphyu, said U Kan Zaw, who served as minister for national planning and economic development under U Thein Sein’s administration. The previous government expected investment from the US and EU in the two projects, U […]

The construction of BCIM Economic Corridor vs. Myanmar

The BCIM Economic Corridor is the economic link connecting the Ganges River of India, the Ayerwaddy River of Myanmar, and the Mekong River of Indo-China. It is the lead bridge connecting the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean. It is a market focus point for China, South and South East Asia. Therefore, building of the […]

Dawei Special Economic Zone calls for Japan’s collaboration

Efforts are being made to include Japan as a strategic partner for the Dawei Special Economic Zone Project with the purpose of obtaining clean coal technology to supply electricity, according to the Dawei Special Economic Zone Management Committee. Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and deep sea port project was started in 2008 attracting criticism and […]