Corn crop latest focus in Thai border trade developments

The Myanmar Corn Association is overseeing the development of corn wholesale collection centers in the border town of Myawaddy as the country builds its trade infrastructure with Thailand. The sites are expected to open in April. U Min Khine, chair
Decision on major development in Kyaukphyu to be made soon

China to invest USD 30 billion in industrial zone

As briefly reported in our highlights last week, a Chinese company and several Myanmar partners will invest USD 30 billion in an industrial zone contained within the Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone on Myanmar’s west coast. Speaking to parliament, D
China’s CITIC to build Myanmar’s Kyaukphyu Deep Seaport for USD 1.3 Billion

China’s CITIC to build Myanmar’s Kyaukphyu Deep Seaport for USD 1.3 Billion

Deputy Commerce Minister U Aung Htoo said on Feb 16 that the planned multi-billion dollar Kyaukphyu Deep Seaport project will be developed with the contribution of 70 per cent by the China International Trust and Investment Corporation Consortium (CI

Xi Jinping will visit Myanmar amid soaring trade

At the time of publishing, Chinese president Xi Jinping’s first visit to Myanmar in 19 years will be only one day away. His visit will not only mark the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries, it will also mark a hig

MOEE OK’s another gas fired plant amid LNG push

A Japanese-backed liquid natural gas (LNG) plant and terminal will be the latest in a series of LNG investments that aim to fill Myanmar’s short-term power gaps. The terminal and 1250-megawatt plant, planned for the Thilawa Special Economic Zon

Daw Suu meets with Chinese foreign minister

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi met with Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi in Nay Pyi Taw last week. The two discussed China and Myanmar’s ongoing economic and political partnerships. The meetings marks one of the state counsellor’s