By 2030, nearly 100 million tons of goods will be transported across Myanmar’s internal road, river and shipping networks, up from about 25 million tons in 2013, says the Ministry of Construction’s ‘Transport Network Master Plan’.
The Ministry of Commerce is planning to introduce online applications for export and import licences early next year, Deputy Commerce Minister Dr Pwint San said on September 7.
|Canada's Trade Minister Ed Fast shakes hands with Myanmar President U Thein Sein in Naypyitaw in August, 2014. Photo: Embassy of Canada to Myanmar|
Canada's Trade Minister Ed Fast has vowed to encourage Canadian companies to consider the "brand new" investment opportunities available in Myanmar.
Thailand will strive to maintain its position as Myanmar's second largest trade and investment partner, the Thai ambassador has told members of the Union Of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
Trade between Yunnan Province, China and Myanmar grew by 83 per cent in 2013 in comparison to 2012 figures and 2014 is well on course to be another record breaking year said an official from Yunnan’s Department of Business and Commerce.