FDI in SEZ

FDI in SEZ

According to figures released by DICA, foreign investments of USD 362.28 million flowed into the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in the 2018-2019 fiscal year.
Vital Registration E-Platform launched

Vital Registration E-Platform launched

Myanmar’s Central Statistical Organization has adopted an electronic platform, known as the Vital Registration E-Platform (eVR), to document and archive birth and death records at Union and State/Region levels supporting e-government initiative
Myanmar launches unicode standard with slogan

Myanmar launches unicode standard with slogan

The inauguration of Myanmar Unicode migration took place with the slogan of “Let’s Migrate All Together to Myanmar Unicode Standard System” in October, 2019.
Thilawa SEZ to become East West Economic Corridor

Thilawa SEZ to become East West Economic Corridor

The Thilawa Special Economic Zone may become a vital link in the East West Economic Corridor linking Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Myanmar stands lowest in passport index in ASEAN

Myanmar stands lowest in passport index in ASEAN

Myanmar’s passport ranks 95th out of 107, the lowest among ASEAN countries, which is mainly due to a lack of economic freedom.
Govt to allow rice exports if local prices sink

Govt to allow rice exports if local prices sink

The government is expected to allow exports of raw rice if the prices in the local market drop too low in order to stabilise the country’s staple food.