Business Leader Roundtable 2022: Future for int’l business in Myanmar

Date: 9 June, 2022 (Thursday)

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM UTC+08

Venue and registration: The entire Roundtable would be conducted via Zoom. Registration details will be sent to members via email.

– Anthony Aung, Special Adviser, Smart Way
– Josephine Price, Chair, MPE&VCA
– Karina Ufert, CEO, EuroCham Myanmar
– Shinsuke Goto, CEO, Trust Venture Partners
– Thompson Chau, Editor-At-Large, Frontier (Chair)

Details: This year’s theme “Future for international business in Myanmar” seeks to assess the future of foreign businesses in the country and their implications for the broader economy. The event is held under the Chatham House rule and is open only to members of Frontier and event partners.

Contact: Membership team: members@frontiermyanmar.net

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Promoting ASEAN-Japan Collaboration for Human Resource Development

Date: December 22nd (WED) 2021

Time: Jakarta Time (UTC+7) 13:00 – 14:00

Venue: Zoom Webinar


Register here
*Registration deadline: 1 day before the webinar date


·         The Hon. FDr. Ar. Siti Rozaimeriyanty DSLJ Haji Abdul Rahman, Chair of ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC)

·       Ms. Ota Mineko, Director, Technical Cooperation Division, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau, METI, Japan

·       Dr. Kojima Fumio, Guest Professor, Waseda University, Japan / Technical Expert, DENSO Corporation, Japan

·       Mr. Somwang Boon, Senior Advisor, Thai-German Institute, Thailand


In this webinar, key figures from ASEAN and Japan will share the latest activities of human resource development, especially in the fourth industrial revolution in Southeast Asia.

For opening remarks, The Hon. FDr. Ar. Siti Rozaimeriyanty DSLJ Haji Abdul Rahman, Chair of ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) will introduce concept and plan of legacy project entitled Harnessing Impact with Resilient Employability Digitally (H.I.R.E.D), and share expectation to Japan’s contribution in HRD.

Also, there will be panel discussion among key figures from ASEAN and Japan to discuss how ASEAN and Japan can collaborate more in the field of HRD, and what ASEAN can expect from Japan and how Japan should respond to it, and vice versa.

Webinar outline available here.


Future of Agriculture and Livestock Investment Dialogue

Date: 28th January 2021

Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Cost: Free


The Directorate of Investment and Company Administration has planned to host “The Future of Agriculture and Livestock Investment Dialogue Webinar” on 28th January 2021 at 10 am virtually.

At the webinar, senior officials from concerned ministries and representatives from private sector will join as speakers and panelists. And it will cover investment policies and opportunities in agriculture and livestock sectors.

All participated are requested to register at http://bit.ly/3nREX1p. It’s free! For more information, please contact phone number 01-658132 and email dica.ip.mm@gmail.com

Source: Directorate of Investment and Company Administration


Effective Remote Communication

Date: 29th January, 2021

Time: 8:00 pm


U Zar Ni Win Htet (Head of Business Group, Samsung Electronic Myanmar)

Daw Aye Mya Thida (HR Director, Coca-Cola Myanmar)

U Kaung Myat Min (Head of Grab Food Myanmar)

Moderator: Doctor Aung Tun Thet (Chairman, UNGC Network Myanmar)

Organizer: Myanmar B2B Management Magazine

Free Online Event : Live on Myanmar B2B Management Magazine Facebook Page


Digital Economy Webinar at MDEA AGM 2021

Date: 30th January, 2021

Time: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Presentation of Digital Economy by : U Min Min (Director-General, Department of Trade)


U Aye Chan (Chairman, RGO47, ECAM)

U Aung Kyaw Moe (2c2p)

Moderator: U Thaung Su Nyein (CEO & Managing Director of Information Matrix Co., Ltd.)

Free Online Event : Live on MDEA Facebook Page

Organizer: Myanmar Digital Economy Association (MDEA)



Date : 29th January 9:00-10:30 AM

Venue: Zoom Webniar

Cost: Free

Organizer : EuroCham Myanmar


As the aim is to look forward to a post-pandemic recovery in the year 2021, the experts from the EuroCham Myanmar Legal and Tax Advocacy Group will round up the key developments in 2020 on the topics of legal and tax, not limited to:

  • Draft Income Tax Law released by the Government in July 2020 for public consultation, which the effective date has yet to be announced officially;
  • The enactment of Union Taxation Law 2020, with the provisions that are effective from 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2021;
  • Implementation of COVID-19 Economic Relief Plan relating to Tax and Trade Measures;
  • Changes in the Commercial Tax Law (particularly on commercial input tax allowed on capital expenditures) and Withholding Tax applications for offshore services;
  • Implementation of Consumer Protection Law 2019 (in March 2020) and localisation of product labels, information and user manuals according to Myanmar Consumer Protection Commission Directive No. 2 of 2019;

During the Breakfast Talk the topic will be about potential legal and tax issues to expect or look out for in 2021, as well as what these proposed regulations mean for businesses:

  • Brand New Income Tax Law may be enacted to replace the existing Income Tax Law 1974;
  • Transfer Pricing Rules may be introduced under the Brand New Income Law;
  • Discussion on the introduction of VAT to replace Commercial Tax;
  • E-commerce operation guidelines;
  • National Land Law;

This event will be hosted online and participants can pose questions to the experts through a Q&A session.

Source: EuroCham Myanmar


Myanmar in 2021: Navigating Reform, Recovery & RCEP

Date: 12th January, 2021

Time: 3:00 PM (MMT)/ 4:30 PM (HKT)

Venue: Zoom Webniar

Hosted by: Myanmar Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Meeting Details:

This virtual event will bring together Myanmar-focused policymakers, veteran entrepreneurs and executives as well as leading journalists to discuss the crucial issues for Myanmar as the country navigates the government transition, COVID-19 and economic recovery in 2021.At MHKCCI’s September 2020 event “Politics and the Myanmar market”, the elections and their business implications were on the agenda. Fast forward to January 2021, this event will consider new policies, investment opportunities and key challenges that are expected to dominate Myanmar during this year and beyond.

Presenters (by the last name alphabetically):
– Peter Brimble (Senior Technical Adviser, DaNa Facility)
– Thompson Chau (Chief Reporter and Associate Editor, Myanmar Times) (panel chair)
– Sam Glatman (Founder, Ko Shwe Ventures)
– Josh Htet (Senior Associate, Allen and Overy)
– Kyaw Soe Htet (Digital Editor, Myanmar Times)
– Sandar Min (National League for Democracy MP and Chair of Yangon Region Hluttaw’s Finance, Planning and Economic Committee)
– Shirley Ng (Director; Thailand and South Asia, Hong Kong Trade Development Council)
– Takaaki Yabe (Deputy Managing Director, Daizen Myanmar)

*Opinions expressed by individual speakers do not represent the views of the MHKCCI. The chamber is not responsible for any of the information and views provided in the video recording.

*Registration details will be released soon.



Date: 25th December 2020, 8:00 PM


  • U Aung Soe Thar ( Chairman, Myanmar ComBiz Group)
  • Daw May Myat Mon Win ( General Manager, Chatrium Hotel, Royal Lake Yangon)
  • U Myo Min Thu ( Chief Executive Officer, AYA SOMPO Insurance)

Moderator: Doctor Aung Tun Thet (Chairman, UNGC Network Myanmar)

Organizer: Myanmar B2B TV

Shetrade launch

SheTrades Myanmar: Virtual Launch

The SheTrades Myanmar Initiative aims to increase the competitiveness of women-owned businesses in Myanmar and connect them to global markets. Funded by the Government of the United Kingdom, the initiative is a component of the Trade and Investment Project (TIP). The virtual launch aims to give the participants an overview of the initiative, its goals and activities, as well as an opportunity for women entrepreneurs to discuss key issues and challenges in trade.

Date: 18 December 2020

Time: 16:00 – 17:30 Yangon, Myanmar (MT)

Register Here: https://bit.ly/2W2kNXm

Organizer: International Trade Centre, SheTrades, British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar, UKaid


China-Southeast Asia (Myanmar) International Trade Digital Expo

To promote the economic and trade exchanges between China and Southeast Asian countries, enhance Lancang-Mekong cooperation, deepen the comprehensive strategic partnership between China and Myanmar, and alleviate the negative impact of the COVID-19 epidemic on international economic and trade cooperation, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) will exhibit the China-Southeast Asia (Myanmar) International Trade Digital Expo online from December 2 to 11, 2020 in collaboration with China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC)

Date: 2-11 December 2020

Host: China Council for the Promotion of International Trade

Organizer: China Chamber of International Commerce

Contact address: myanmarexploring123@gmail.com

Website: http://southeasia.ccpit-expo.com