Article – Myanmar’s special economic zone to be operational this year

by 16 April 2015

22 March 2015 Global Post

The first phase of Myanmar’s Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) project will be completed and put into commercial operation by June, an official report said on Sunday.

The Zone-A, which occupies nearly 400 hectares in southeast Yangon, has employed 1,936 people. mostly Myanmar people.

The entire facility, which is expected to complete by 2016-17, will create some 40,000 job opportunities, the report said.

The SEZ, the first of its kind [...]

Article – Myanmar’s Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) To Sell Shares In March And Raise Funds For Construction

by 21 February 2014

20 February 2014 Sophie Song International Business Times

Shares of Myanmar’s Thilawa Special Economic Zone will go on sale next month, in a bid to raise the $21 million necessary for funding the first phase of construction of the much-anticipated SEZ near Yangon, the financial center of Myanmar.

The plan was announced on Wednesday at a news conference by Set Aung, a government official who is also chairman of the Thilawa SEZ Management [...]