The Americanmulti-national software corporation made the announcement at theWorld Economic Forum on East Asia hosted by Myanmar on June 5- 7.
The world’s largest software maker expressed hopesthat its business would help improve the economic performance ofMyanmar, affirming that technology will play a vital part in futuregrowth of this Southeast Asian country.
Recently,the Myanmar government has opened bidding for two nationwidetelecommunication service packages. In addition, it has also offeredpreferential policies for domestic and international investors in thisfield.
In the 2015-2016 period, Myanmar plans toincrease telecommunication coverage to 75- 80 percent to help peoplehave greater access to telecommunication services at affordable prices.-VNA
Myanmar is an attractive, high potential market for Vietnamese goods. But, how to gain the best outcomes from this market remains a matter of concern for many businesses. To help Vietnam’s exporters better approach the market, the Ho Chi Minh City Business Association recently held a conference entitled “Potential and opportunities for Myanmar market”. At present, Myanmar is a new potential market for Vietnamese enterprises. The Vietnam Trade Office in Myanmar said that Vietnam was the 13th largest exporter to Myanmar in 2011 with US$82.45 million, which represented a year on year rise of 66.5 percent. In the first quarter…... [read more]
Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 As one of the pioneers in Myanmar market, Bee Logistics Corp has been handling the traffics between Vietnam and Myanmar as well as from different countries to Myanmar for over two years under the name of Myanmar partner. With the purpose of being a bridge to connect Myanmar, a very new, potential market, with the global market, especially with Vietnam, we speed up our company investment application process in Myanmar. Finally, we are approved to open up our owned branch in Yangon, Myanmar from 2013, under name of Bee Logistics Myanmar Co.,ltd – 100%…... [read more]
Reports presented at the seminar provided information on the economics, trade and potential of the Myanmar market as well as opportunities for penetration and ways to seek investment partners.The Honourable Consul General of Myanmar in HCM City said that foreign investors currently see Myanmar as an attractive market as the country begins to open its doors and gain international integrity.Vietnamese businesses can find investment opportunities in some areas of the market such as developing industrial parks, aquaculture, forestation, and rubber plantations.Myanmar has a high demand for developing electricity, telecommunications, and automobile repair and the country imports large volumes of goods…... [read more]
Pham Thiet Hia, the centre's director, said that Myanmar, with its population of 55 million, has high demand for many kinds of products that Vietnamese companies manufacture at a high standard."Myanmar people favour Vietnamese goods," he said.They include electric and electronic equipment, construction materials, information and technology, food, confectionary and agricultural materials and production technologies.Le Tan Minh, deputy head of the centre's Trade Promotion Division, said voltage regulators were in demand in Myanmar as its electricity grid was being improved.Myanmar's agricultural production is mainly based on traditional cultivation method."So it needs hi-technology from Viet Nam to apply agricultural production and…... [read more]
TheVietnam-Myanmar Trade, Service and Tourism Exhibition 2015 (HCM CityExpo 2015), one of the crucial trade promotional activities, is ongoingin Yangon city and some 80 leading Vietnamese enterprises involved insectors such as processed food, household utensils, garment, textiles,as well as electronics and interior decorations are participating. Vice Chairperson of HCM City People's Committee Nguyen Thi Hong saidthe annual expo, which is to conclude on May 24, was an effective bridgethat connects Vietnamese enterprises and Myanmar customers and can helpenterprises in the two countries seek new business opportunities andpartners as well as exchange information. In aneffort to explore the Myanmar market, Hong,…... [read more]
Savills Vietnam: 60,000 new apartments to enter city marketManh Tung By Manh Tung - The Saigon Times Daily HCMC - Savills Vietnam has projected that the HCMC real estate market will have nearly 60,000 more apartments in the next two years. In the second quarter of this year, 11 new projects and new phases of eight operational projects were launched, providing a total of over 9,700 units for the market. This represented an increase of 47% quarter-on-quarter and 138% year-on-year, said Nguyen Thi Van Khanh, associate director of Savills Vietnam’s Advisory Services in HCMC. Khanh gave the figures at a…... [read more]
NDO—European Union (EU) Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan has recently led a delegation of 42 EU businesses to Hanoi to attend a conference on the theme of the EU–Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and food safety and market access for agricultural products. >>> Vietnam, EU promote trade links in food safety and agricultural products >>> EVFTA brings benefits to both EU and Vietnam: EU commissioner At the event, the head of the EU agricultural sector said that the recently concluded EVFTA would bring great opportunity to both Vietnamese and European manufacturers in search of growing market for…... [read more]
Recently, when the US market opened to receive its first Vietnamese guest workers, Vietnam’s labour export service received a major boost. However, it is still difficult for Vietnam to exploit major markets. In the 2001-2005 period, Vietnam annually sent 58,000 guest workers to foreign countries. The figure, compared to the State’s requirement of one million guest workers means the demand for Vietnamese workers remains extremely low. Open marketsAt present, some Asian markets, including Japan, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia and Laos have many Vietnamese guest workers. These markets are still capable of receiving more Vietnamese guest workers. The Middle…... [read more]
Japanese apples officially re-enter Vietnamese market (Source: sieuthitraicay.vn)Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnamese consumers have chance to enjoy succulent apples imported from Japan as the fruit is being sold at Aeon’s 75 stores across the country, said Nagahisa Oyama, managing director of Aeon Vietnam Co., Ltd.He made the statement at a ceremony held in Aeon Mall Long Bien, Hanoi on December 19 to mark the event that Japanese apples are allowed to re-enter Vietnam after an import ban was imposed four years ago.Apart from Aomori apple, Fuji, Jonagold and Sekai Ichi apples, among others, were also introduced to Vietnamese people.Nagahisa Oyama highlighted…... [read more]
Hoang Trung, deputy head of the Plant Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, said the agency has gone through numerous negotiations and technical procedures for Vietnamese fruits to be exported to more markets. The department has negotiated with Japan and met all necessary requirements for exporting Vietnamese mango this September. A group of New Zealand specialists will arrive in Vietnam next month for the last round of negotiations over the re-opening of that market for Vietnamese rambutan. Meanwhile, Taiwan (China) has issued final export conditions for thanh long (dragon fruit) to enter that market. Trung said Vietnamese…... [read more]