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(၂၃)ၾကိမ္ေျမာက္ အာဆီယံဘ႑ာေရးဝန္ၾကီးမ်ားအစည္းအေဝးသို႔ ဒုတိယဝန္ၾကီးဦးေမာင္ေမာင္ဝင္း တက္ေရာက္

yangon 10 Apirl 2019

ကေမာၻဒီးယားႏိုင္ငံ၊ ဆီယမ္ရိ(ပ္)ၿမိဳ႕၌ က်င္းပျပဳလုပ္ခဲ့သည့္ ေဒသတြင္းဘက္စုံ စီးပြားေရးပူးေပါင္း ေဆာင္႐ြက္မႈ (RCEP) ဆိုင္ရာဝန္ႀကီးမ်ား၏ (၇)ႀကိမ္ ေျမာက္ၾကားျဖတ္ ၫွိႏႈိင္းအစည္းအေဝးသို႔ ျပည္ေထာင္စုဝန္ႀကီး ဦးေသာင္းထြန္း တက္ေရာက္ ေဆြးေႏြး

yangon 21 March 2019

ရင္းနွီးျမွပ္နွံမွူနွင့္ နိုင္ငံျခားစီးပြားဆက္သြယ္ေရး၀န္ၾကီးဌာန ၊ ျပည္ေထာင္စု၀န္ၾကီး ဦးေသာင္းထြန္းမွ Yakhine Investment Fair သို႔တက္ေရာက္ေဆြးေႏြး

yangon 08 March 2019

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Rakhine investment forum speech in full

yangon 05 March 2019

၂၁.၂.၂၀၁၉ မွ ၂၃.၂.၂၀၁၉ အထိ Rakhine Investment Fair (2019) အားငပလီ ကမ္းေျခတြင္ က်င္းပျပဳလုပ္

yangon 28 February 2019

World Economic Forum သို႕ ျမန္မာနိုင္ငံမွ ဝန္ၾကီးတစ္ဦးတက္ေရာက္ေဆြးေႏြး

yangon 28 January 2019


Yangon 28 December 2018

Asean News

‘AEC is catalyst to single market’

28 May 2015, Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: The launch of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) on Dec 31 will be the catalyst to create a single market and production base in the region, says International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) secretary-general Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria.

She said Asean had a lot more to do before becoming a truly integrated economic region.

“Asean economic integration will not end when we announce the AEC at the end of the year because what we have achieved so far is just the tip of the iceberg.

“We now need to dive deeper to tackle the issues beneath,” she said at a dialogue session titled “Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as an Economic Power in Asean”.

The dialogue is part of the three-day Asean SME Conference and Showcase 2015 which opened on Tuesday.

Sta Maria said equity restrictions, cumbersome trade procedures and the movement of skilled workers were thorny issues that Asean must tackle after rolling out the AEC.

She described SMEs as the backbone of Asean’s economic growth as they made up 96% of businesses in the region.

In Malaysia, SMEs employ 57.5% of the country’s workforce and generated a third of the country’s Gross Domestic Product.

Sta Maria said SMEs must step up their game to benefit from the many new opportunities for them to expand in a more integrated Asean.

“We also need to look at how to better integrate them as vendors to bigger companies and help them secure bigger market access so they can grow sustainably.”

She said a post-2015 Asean Strategic Action Plan for SMEs was expected to be endorsed in August during the Asean Economic Minister’s meeting.

The plan is set to be launched at the 27th Asean Summit in November which Kuala Lumpur will be hosting.

Source: The Star Online

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