Myanmar on the radar as investors shift funds from China

Myanmar is well-positioned to benefit from the flight of capital to the Asean region as the trade war between China and the US plays out, officials said. ‘’Myanmar is one of the targeted countries for businesses planning to shift out of China to avoid the fallout from the trade war,” Li Fuquan, the chair of […]

Sembcorp Industries signs S$420 million accord to develop Myanmar’s biggest power plant

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list SINGAPORE – Sembcorp Industries has announced a memorandum of understanding with the Myanmar government to invest in and develop the country’s largest gas-fired power plant to help address a power shortage. The company said it wholly-owned subsidiary, Sembcorp Utilities, on Monday (Dec 7) signed the MOU with Myanmar’s […]

Japan ‘Making Up for Lost Time’ in Burma

Japan will lend Burma US$504 million and will cancel $1.74 billion of Burmese debt as part of a series of weekend deals that included a pledge to push development of a proposed port and commercial zone at Thilawa, a half-hour drive from downtown Rangoon, Burma’s commercial capital. Making the first visit by a Japanese prime […]