Burma Back on Global Clothing Market (Country Report)

22 November 2012 - US apparel imports from Myanmar could now boom, after Washington Friday announced it will withdraw its ban over Burmese shipments. In addition, European Union will offer a duty-free access to Burmese products under its GSP regime. The country has a very large workforce with extremely low minimum wage. Whatever poor infrastructure, investment may rapidly flood. Full Report...   Table Of Content...

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Burma's new step towards normalization

6 May 2002 - Burma's authorities Monday released political opponent Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest. It is not yet clear if economic sanctions will be removed by the EU and the US, however. Full Report...

Triumph will close Burma-located plant

30 January 2002 - Triumph International will close its Burma-located manufacturing plant, the Swiss group announced this week. The underwear specialist was strongly criticized in the recent past for producing garments the Asian country. Full Report...

US buyers stop ordering from Burma

9 July 2001 - Burma's garment exports to the United States could be substantially down in the coming months. Orders from US buyers plunged in the recent weeks following introduction of a new legislation in US Congress banning all imports from Burma-Myanmar. Full Report...


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