Mineral exports decrease 24% in Q1

Mineral exports between Myanmar and overseas trade partners were valued at US$296 million in fiscal year 2018-2019, down by $95 million or 24.4 per cent, as against the same period in the last 2017-2018 FY, the Ministry of Commerce reported. For the same period during the last FY, mineral exports totalled $392.159 million, with $303 […]

Kokang Sowing Seeds for Investment With Industrial Zones

Industrial zone projects are underway in Shan State’s Kokang self-administrative region, say local lawmakers who are inviting foreign investment to the area on the Sino-Burmese border. Myi Shauk Chan, a member of the Shan State parliament from Kokang, told The Irrawaddy that three industrial zones had already been planned for his region. Construction on one, […]