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Thilawa SEZ attracts capital expansion of $100 mln in 18 months

The amount of total accumulated investment at the Thilawa Special Economic Zone by a total of 116 foreign enterprises was estimated at US$2.28 billion. From 1 February 2021, Thilawa SEZ recorded capital expansions of $100 million from one new enterprise and the existing enterprises.

Twenty-one countries made investments in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone under the Special Economic Zone Law, according to the Thilawa SEZ Committee. The new enterprise brought in $14 million at Thilawa SEZ. Moreover, 14 businesses also expanded.

The majority of them are engaged in cement and pharmaceutical manufacturing. Businesses in Thilawa SEZ were forced to stop in 2020 amid the pandemic. They have resumed their operations from 2021. At present, the manufacturing operations return to normal. Moreover, the construction of the SEZ is carried out with 15,000 workers for now. 

Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

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