The state-owned Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) has announced it plans to operate an India-Myanmar container shipping service out of Chennai port. (http://www.charltonsmyanmar.com/myanmar-news/
The Russian GS Group (GS) has announced details of a Myanmar satellite-broadcasting project.GS representatives took part in discussions on bilateral cooperation in the field of trade and investment during the first meeting of the Russian–Myanmar Intergovernmental Commission which took place in Nay Pyi Taw at the end of August 2014.
The ASX-listed Oilfield Workforce Group Ltd (Oilfield) has announced it is expanding its business into Myanmar (http://www.charltonsmyanmar.com/myanmar-news/
Yoma Bank Ltd (Yoma) will borrow approximately US$5 million from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to form part of a proposed US$30 million investment fund to be used to develop Myanmar’s SME banking sector. (www.charltonsmyanmar.com/myanmar-news/
Vietnam’s Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) has opened a Myanmar representative office. (http://www.charltonsmyanmar.com/myanmar-news/
Draft legislation amalgamating Myanmar’s two investment laws, the 2012 Foreign Investment Law and the 2013 Investment Rules (Notification 1/2013 and Notification 11/2013), is expected to be introduced in November 2014.(http://www.charltonsmyanmar.com/myanmar-news/