Myanmar’s trade with ASEAN members close to USD 10 billion this FY

Myanmar’s trade with ASEAN members close to USD 10 billion this FY

Ministry of Commerce released the trade numbers for the first ten months of the current fiscal year (October 2019 – July 2020) and trade between Myanmar and its fellow ASEAN members reached USD 9.94 billion over the period. Myanmar registered a
Myanmar- ASEAN commercial trade holds on in H1 of 19-20 FY

Myanmar- ASEAN commercial trade holds on in H1 of 19-20 FY

If the trade with its Indian neighbor is down 40% (see this week’s highlight), Myanmar’s commercial exchanges with its ASEAN partners remain healthy. According to the latest reports from the Ministry of Commerce, the aggregated sea and la

Myanmar attends ASEAN Plus Three pandemic video conference

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi met with leaders of ASEAN Plus Three (which includes all ASEAN nations as well as South Korea, China and Japan) in a video conference to discuss coordinated measures to protect the region amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Car sales up 25% in 2019

Car sales up 25% in 2019

According to the latest report released by the ASEAN Automotive Federation (AAF), the sales of motor vehicles in Myanmar jumped 25.4% from January to November 2019 compared to 1 year prior (15,365 to 19,274). Though at a very low level in terms of vo
Thai govt to grant loans to develop transnational road network

Thai govt to grant loans to develop transnational road network

Regional integration between the CMLVT countries (Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand) through infrastructure development has been high on the agendas of the respective regional governments and a new grant from Thailand will help develop it
Vietnam PM in state visit in Myanmar

Vietnam PM in state visit in Myanmar

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Mr. Nguyễn Xuân Phúc headed a high level delegation in Myanmar earlier this week where he met with President U Win Myint as well as with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi who had just returned from The Hagu