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Property market health hinges on instalment lending
Jan 16, 2017
Unless lenders can help make housing more widely available through instalment plans 10 years or longer the property market will remain weak this year, say Yangon developers, but banks show little sign... 36

Gold prices rise by over Ks 20,000 per tical during first 2 weeks of January
Jan 14, 2017
The rising value of gold on the global market has resulted in the price of Myanmar gold rising by over Ks 20,000 per tical during the past ten days, according to gold dealers.... 124

Paddy price declines despite increasing rice price in Mawlamyinegyun
Jan 14, 2017
While the price of paddy is falling, the villagers from Mawlamyinegyun township still must buy rice at a high price, it is learnt from local villagers.... 41

MCB stock trading hit recorded low in December
Jan 13, 2017
The trading of Myanmar Citizens Bank (MCB) stocks in 2016 fetched only Ks 1,205,460,300, and MCB recorded a 10-monthlow in December, trading only 3,138 shares worth Ks29,370,700, according to Y... 45

Both domestic gold price and dollar exchange rate unstable
Jan 12, 2017
The unstable global market adversely affected the domestic exchange market and the gold market, resulting in an unstable domestic market.... 50

Online licensing available after formulation of New Myanmar Companies Act
Jan 12, 2017
Com pan ies can soon be registered online because the new Myanmar Companies Act that has recently been submitted to the Hluttaw will soon be enacted, said U Aung Naing Oo, the director- general ... 48

Over 2,700 jade mine licences expire in Kachin’s jewellry territories
Jan 10, 2017
THE licences of over 2,700 jade mining blocks in six jewellry territories including Lonekhin and Hpakant jade mining sites have expired for over the past seven months, according to the Ministry ... 89

MAPCO to develop Mandalay Development Bank this year
Jan 07, 2017
MYANMAR Agribusiness Public Corporation (MAPCO) plans to establish a new public bank called Mandalay Development Bank this year, its spokesperson said.... 67

YCDC plans to open night market along 52nd Street in downtown Yangon
Jan 07, 2017
YANGON City Development Committee plans to open a night market along 52nd Street in downtown Yangon in the second week of this month, its spokesperson said.... 147

CB issues reminder on currency use but dollar shortage remains issue for banks
Jan 06, 2017
The Central Bank has reissued an instruction that the kyat should be used in all local transactions in an effort to help stabilise the exchange rate. But a senior official in the foreign exchange mana... 106

Gap of over Ks150,000 between highest and lowest rate of Myanmar´s pure gold in 2016
Jan 06, 2017
A gap between highest and lowest rate of Myanmar´s pure gold was recorded at over Ks150,000 in 2016, according to the gold entrepreneurs.... 51

Myanmar´s breakneck growth bring surge in fuel oil shipping from Singapore
Jan 06, 2017
Myanmar’s oil imports are surging to fuel a fast-growing economy and rebuild rotting infrastructure, creating a small but profitable route for ships making a beeline for the emerging south... 76

Industrial zone to be established in Ayeyawady this year
Jan 05, 2017
An industrial zone focused on enhancing agriculture and livestock products will be set up in Myaung Mya, Ayeyawady Region, according to the Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation Limited (MAPCO... 55

Low quality C&D graded jade to be sold in local currency
Jan 05, 2017
An emporium showcasing grade C and D jade of low quality will be held in March in Nay Pyi Taw, said an official from Myanmar Gems and Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association.... 70

Over 8,000 faircost apartment units to be developed in Mandalay within three years
Jan 04, 2017
Manda lay Region Urban and Housing Development Department will develop 8600 faircost apartment units within three years commencing from next fiscal year 2017-2018.... 87

Normal trade exports up by $390m, but border trade exports down by $80m
Jan 04, 2017
The value of exports through normal trade as of 23rd December is up by US$397.177 million, whereas that through border trade is down by $89.791 million when compared to the similar period of las... 96

Stock trading at YSX hit about Ks70 billion in 2016
Jan 04, 2017
The value of stock trading at Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) reached about Ks70 billion in 2016 and the share prices of three listed companies rose a bit on 2nd January 2017.... 52

Agribusiness Service Centers to open across Myanmar
Jan 03, 2017
TO MEET the requirements of local farmers, about 20 Agribusiness Service Centres (ASCs) are planned to be established across the country by the Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation (MAPCO), i... 48

Eleven hotels to emerge in Chin State in 2016-17 FY
Dec 31, 2016
ELEVEN hotels will be established in six townships in Chin State next fiscal year, said Salai Isac Khin, Chin State Minister for Municipal Affairs, Electricity and Industry.... 103

Shan State Investment Fair to be held in February
Dec 30, 2016
In a bid to enhance the economic sector in Shan State, the Myanmar Investment Commission and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will jointly hold a Shan State Investment Fair on 10th ... 111

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