26 Jun 2014
The lifting of sanctions against Myanmar two years ago came at a time when garment makers in China were struggling with fast-rising labor costs and looking around Asia for alternative sourcing options.
25 Jun 2014
Damco, Maersk Group’s logistics unit, has started operations at the first international container freight station in Myanmar.
Yangon, Myanmar
03 Dec 2013
“K” Line will open an office in Yangon, Myanmar, in January 2014.
17 Oct 2013
Thilawa is located some 20 miles down the coast south of Yangon, the commercial center and former capital of Myanmar in the days when it was more famously known as Burma. There, a gleaming new multipurpose port complete with 3,300 feet of berth — with a planned adjacent special economic zone likely to house a cluster of original equipment manufacturers — stands testament to the rapid transformation of Myanmar's economy.
15 Oct 2013
Lower demand growth and freight rates are forcing “rational” intra-Asia shipping lines to cooperate to optimize opportunities and avoid sinking into the red, according to one leading executive.
NYK's container terminal at the Port of Tokyo
14 Oct 2013
TOKYO — Yusen Logistics is focusing on building supply chains in Mexico, Myanmar and Cambodia, as the former provides customers easier access to the North American market and latter two allow shippers to diversify their sourcing.
21 Aug 2013
Damco has commenced offering its customers access to Myanmar, after being granted a permanent license to operate under its own legal entity in the Southeast Asian nation.
India's imports and exports through July 2013; year-over-year change. Sources: International Monetary Fund (via FRED), Indian Ministry of Commerce
14 Aug 2013
The value of India’s exports increased 11.6 percent year-over-year in July, according to India’s Ministry of Commerce. This was the largest increase since October 2011, and was preceded by two months of declines.
Karaweik Hall in Yangon, Myanmar
18 Jul 2013
The European Union will reopen its market to Myanmar on July 19 under the so-called “Everything But Arms” preferential trade regime...