Developers Urge Government to Temporarily Reduce Tax to 5 percent

During a meeting with the Yangon Regional government held at MCC on February 17, construction developers urged the government to temporarily reduce the commercial tax from 30 percent to 5 percent for a period of two years. The Myanmar Licensed Contractors Association welcomed the income tax reduction in the Union Tax bill 2018, and supported […]

Mandalay city says firms cause delay of convention centre

Mayor Dr Ye Lwin has blamed the poor design and quality in the construction of the Mandalay Convention Centre (MCC), according to a post on his Facebook page last week. The mayor, who is also the minister for municipal affairs of the regional government visited the construction site located between 71st street and 72nd street […]

Container ship jam at Yangon’s port

Container ships arriving at Myanmar’s Port of Yangon in May were forced to wait in port up to three times longer than normal due to high levels of congestion, according to a report by on June 2. Ship call data seen by for Myanmar Industrial Port show the vast majority of ships needed […]

Yangon win two new tradeshows

Singapore Exhibition Services (SES) is entering the booming business events market in Myanmar with two new trade shows, Manufacturing Myanmar (MM) and Oil & Gas Myanmar (OGM). The inaugural shows will be held at Myanmar Convention Centre in Yangon from October 2-4 and October 15-17, respectively. With rapid development in Myanmar, MM aims to help […]

YCDC to Build Yangon’s Second Commercial Centre

The Urban Planning Department of the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) said it will begin the process of establishing Yangon’s second commercial centre later this year. The commercial center is planned to accommodate office space for local and foreign businesses, shopping malls, retail centres and be a one-stop shopping outlet similar to the current one […]

Myanmar Trade Show, Exhibition & Conference Calendar for the month of July & August 2014

      Sr.No Trade Show/ Exhibition/Conference Event From Event To Venue Organiser Name 1 Myanmar International Food & Beverage 02/Jul/2014 04/Jul/2014 Myanmar Convention Center (MCC) Icvex, Bangkok 2 Myanmar Horeca 02/Jul/2014 04/Jul/2014 Myanmar Convention Center (MCC) Icvex, Bangkok 3 Power Myanmar 09/Jul/2014 11/Jul/2014 Tatmadaw Hall Fireworks Myanmar 4 Electric Myanmar 09/Jul/2014 11/Jul/2014 Tatmadaw Hall […]

Competing with foreign Telecoms a huge challenge: Domestic Operators

Domestic telecommunication operators Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) and Yadanapon Teleport, have said that it will be a big challenge for domestic operators to compete with foreign ones. They made the remark in the ‘Myanmar Connect 2013’ held at the MICC hall in Naypyitaw on September 10. They said that they are already facing challenges […]