UK GSP to launch from January 1

The United Kingdom’s generalised scheme of preferences (GSP) will cover all countries currently eligible for trade preferences under the European Union’s (EU) GSP after the end of the transition period, the UK government recently said. The scheme will cover all eligible countries that do not have their existing trade agreements transitioned into a new agreement […]

New great powers and responsibilities in Myanmar insurance market

October 1 marked yet another milestone in the ongoing development of the Myanmar insurance market with two important new regulations that are interlinked. The new regulations are the latest in a series of sweeping regulatory reforms, such as the opening of the market to foreign players in 2019, flexibility in product development as well as […]

Myanmar to implement the ASEAN Economic Community by 1st Jan 2015

Myanmar plans to implement the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by January 1 of 2015, according to the Minister for National Planning and Economic Development. The Minister was speaking at the first day of the 24th ASEAN Summit being held in the capital Nay Pyi Taw. “AEC is the one of the programmes. We plan to […]