The agriculture sector in Myanmar grew by 3.5% in FY 2017/18, which ended on March 31, rebounding from a drought-induced contraction recorded in FY 2016/17
The Notification allows 100% foreign owned, as well as foreign and local joint-venture, companies to carry out wholesale and retail trading throughout Myanmar
Beijing views Myanmar as an essential component of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), given Myanmar’s resource endowments and its location on the Indian Ocean.
The economic bloc of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) is often cited as an economic success story
Thailand has been aggressively seeking to boost its competitive edge in recent years, with measures that include new tax and financial incentives
With disposable-income levels rising steadily among Indonesia’s 260 million-strong population and a wider range of affordable products reaching the market, impulse buying is rising in Indonesia
The Netherlands, Japan, Singapore, the US, and, more recently, South Korea, have been the top sources of investment in the Philippine SEZs.
Nearly 60 million of them are involved in rice production, growing collectively over 44% of the world’s rice