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Recent legislative amendments should help open Myanmar’s mining sector to foreign investment, with more streamlined entry procedures already in place and plans under way to bring regulations in line with international norms. Recent legislative amendments should help open Myanmar’s mining sector to foreign investment, with more streamlined entry procedures already in place and plans under way to bring regulations in line with international norms. 

 

The relaxation of sanctions has bolstered foreign interest in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector. Why are international brands eager to re-enter the beverage segment?

 

In the wake of the nation’s historic election in November 2015, Myanmar’s garment manufacturers have expressed cautious optimism about the potential for new business and continued growth. The industry has posted record expansion in recent years, with export revenues reaching $1.56bn in 2014, according to the Myanmar Garment Manufacturers...

 

With a thriving economy and a youthful, burgeoning middle class, Myanmar is poised for rapid growth in retail spending. In the four years since the nation’s emergence from a lengthy period of economic isolation in 2012, disposable incomes have increased rapidly, and a handful of local retailers have stepped up their operations to meet rising...

 

After decades as a primarily agrarian society, over the past six years Myanmar has made considerable progress towards the development of a sustainable industrial base. Its key manufacturing sectors – which include textiles and garments, food and beverage (F&B) products, and construction materials – have attracted growing investment and,...

Chapter | Industry & Retail from The Report: Myanmar 2016

After decades as a primarily agrarian society, over the past six years Myanmar has made considerable progress towards the development of a sustainable industrial base. Its key manufacturing sectors – which include textiles and garments, food and beverage (F&B) products, and construction materials – have attracted growing investment and, consequently, have rapidly expanded output. In 2014...