Tue 22 May 2012
Filed under: Business / Trade
Burma is emerging as a new frontier in various industries such as mining, oil and gas, telecommunications, agriculture, tourism and other areas.
In an April interview with Reuters, the Asian Development Bank director for Burma and Thailand “a huge market waiting to happen and growth will come from many sectors. not one specific sector.” U.S. President Obama said last week, “We have extended our hand, and are entering a new phase in our engagement on behalf of a more democratic and prosperous future for the Burmese people.” The European Union, Australia, Canada, and Japan are among the many nations keen to re-engage in Burma.
The New Myanmar Investment Summit 2012 – a specially structured day and one-half day conference – will review the investment outlook and serve as a platform for foreign investors to attain investor information. Themed “Business Strategies & Successful JVs (Foreign Investment Law Amendment)” the summit will provide pointers on key clauses of the New Investment Law, advice on securing land concessions for investment, financing, foreign loans, as well as security issues on local partnership.
The highlight will be a ministry official’s keynote address titled “New Investment Law and opportunities for Foreign Investors.”
Key authorities on the speaker’s panel include Htin Aung, the director general of Energy Planning at the Ministry of Energy, plus top executives and officials from the DFDL Mekong Group/Myanmar Thanlwin Legal Services; Myanmar Vigour; Aung Naing Thitsar Co., Ltd; Bagan Capital Limited; Japan Bank for International Cooperation; Colliers International Thailand and many others.
The conference will also feature in-depth analysis on:
Legal Impact of the New Foreign Investment Law on the key sectors
Financing, foreign loans and guarantees
Agriculture & plantation investment outlook
Latest developments Burma’s oil & gas investment
Financiers’ outlook: infrastructure investment & funding
Myanmar – one giant leap for real estate: he next four years.
Mizzima is a media partner of the New Myanmar Investment Summit 2012.