Myanmar’s FDI on target despite Rakhine situation

NAYPYITAW — In a bright, well-carpeted conference hall in Naypyitaw — Myanmar’s sprawling capital built by the former military government — more than 1,000 investors and business executives gathered earlier this week for the annual Euromoney Myanmar Global Investment Forum. The opening remarks on Sept. 12 by speakers including government officials and foreign and local […]

Myanmar Trade Show, Exhibition & Conference Calendar for the month of September & October 2016

Name, Venue & Organizer Date Power Southeast Asia Conference & Exhibition, PARKROYAL  Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, BUiM Group. 06-07 Sep, 2016 Euromoney Myanmar Global Investment Forum, Myanmar International Convention Centre 2, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. 13-14 Sep, 2016 Propak, Myanmar Event Park, Yangon, Myanmar, Bangkok Exhibition Services Limited. 22-24 Sep, 2016 Mita Myanmar Agriculture and Food […]

Officials seek to calm investor concerns at conference

Campaigning is now under way ahead of the November 8 election, and business are wary of political considerations which may affect their plans in Myanmar. Government ministers and senior advisors have sought to downplay these concerns, likening the vote to just another sea to be crossed, and pointing to the country’s long-term potential. U Zar […]

Myanmar expects a more vibrant post-election economy

Foreign investors are being wooed to invest more in Myanmar to take advantage of the country’s Asean membership and geographic location, which should enhance its attractiveness after the election in November. “By the end of this year, the Asean Economic Community will be launched. That means our market will be tenfold bigger. We are also […]