China urges Myanmar to boost economic ties, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi agrees Reply

LUN MIN MANG The Myanmar Times DEC 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged Myanmar’s State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to further strengthen and expand economic cooperation between their two countries.

President Xi Jinping said their two countries should nurture new growth points, which includes the construction of China-Myanmar economic corridor with the purpose of advancing bilateral relations. More…

Myanmar Companies Yearbook out Reply


The Myanmar Companies Yearbook, a groundbreaking publication that contains key information about the leading companies in Myanmar, was launched by the FWP Research Co. Ltd in November.

The FWP Research, a Tokyo-based research and survey firm, said it published The Myanmar Companies Yearbook (English version) Vol.1,toimprove the transparency of companies in the country.
The yearbook is priced at US$600 per copy. More…

Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Receives US$900 Million in Foreign Investment Reply

By May Soe San The Irrawaddy 22 December 2016

YANGON — Japan-backed Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Rangoon’s Thanlyin Township has received more than US$900 million in foreign investment since its launch in 2014, said a recent report issued by the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC).

“Since the start of the operation, the SEZ has received US$903 million foreign investment,” MIC secretary U Aung Naing Oo told The Irrawaddy. More…

Myanmar, Thailand Agree To Boost Trade Reply

By KYAW HSU MON / THE IRRAWADDY| Thursday, June 30, 2016

YANGON –  The Myanmar nd Thai governments have agreed to boost bilateral trade volume to reach US$20 billion in 2017, Myanmar’s President’s Office announced..

The announcement was made after President Htin Kyaw met Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Tanasak Patimapragorn and Minister of Defense Gen Prawit Wongsuwon on Wednesday in Naypyidaw. More…

Indonesia, S. Korea Agrees to Boost Trade Values Reply


SEOUL President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and South Korean President Park


Geun-hye, has agreed to partner up to boost investment in the industrial sector during President Jokowi’s state visit to South Korea, where he was received by President Geun-hye at Cheong Wa Dae Palace in Seoul, South Korea on May 16, 2016. More…