AHK Myanmar

Your partner in the most exciting developing market

Federal President Gauck launches AHK Myanmar

Since its establishment and official opening by German Federal President Joachim Gauck in February 2014, the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce supports German companies seeking information and advice on market entry in one of the most exciting countries worldwide. Challenges remain in a market, where legislative frameworks, economic development and the local business structure undergo rapid changes following the opening up in 2011.
The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce as part of the AHK network supports with a range of services tailored to the needs of German companies and works on inquiries regarding exports, investment, sourcing and project activities. It closely co-operates with local institutions, especially the UMFCCI (Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry) and fosters contacts with Myanmar companies. It works alongside the German Myanmar Business Chamber (GMBC).

Download or AHK brochure here.

News

30.06.2016

AHK newsletter June 2016

New Investment Commission appointed more

24.06.2016

Visit of Minister Gerd Mueller, German Myanmar business forum

Minister listens to private sector input more

19.06.2016

Launch of G7 Vision Zero Fund

Delegation of German Industry and Commerce and GMBC give briefing to Dy Minister Fahimi more

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07.09.2016 - IHK Giessen

Beratungstag Myanmar IHK Giessen

Consultancy for companies interested in doing business in Myanmar [more]

09.10.2016 - Yangon, Mandalay

Business Mission Construction and Infrastructure

Organized on behalf of the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy, supported by VBI, VDMA, NAX and Puchala IME [more]

03.11.2016

APK 2016

The Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business in Hong Kong [more]

16.12.2015

Business Seminars renewables – Made in Germany

During the Electric, Power & Renewable Energy Myanmar 2015 Exhibition from 26 – 28 Nov 2015, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale... more

28.06.2015

Myanmar's construction sector - opportunities in a challenging territory

Seminar in Frankfurt gathered industry experts more

18.02.2015

4th AHK Networking event Yangon: professional training, 17 February 2015

hosted by the Sea Lion - Festo Industrial Automation Training Centre more

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Exhibitions in Myanmar

Myanmar Pharmed Expo, 12 - 14 July 2016, www.pharmed-myanmar.com


Myanmar International Plastics, Rubber, Printing, Packaging and Foodtech Industry Exhibition, 15 - 18 July 2016, http://www.myanmar-expo.com/


Myanmar International Agricultural Techniques and Equipment Exhibition, 15 - 18 July 2016, http://www.myanmar-expo.com/agrofood/


Myanmar Retail Expo, 18 - 20 Aug 2016, www.myanmarretailexpo.com


Myanmar FoodBev 2016, 18 - 20 Aug 2016, www.myanmarfoodbev.com


Manufacturing Myanmar 2016, 22 - 24 Sep 2016, www.manufacturingmyanmar.com


Propak Myanmar 2016, 22 - 24 Sep 2016, www.propakmyanmar.com


For a full list of exhibitions, please check here


Visiting Myanmar - be prepared!

When you visit Myanmar, keep in mind the following:

Business visitors need a visa - and an official invitation letter. Visa on arrival procedures at Yangon airport are smooth if you have your documents at hand. Since 1 July 2015, e business visa are available with a 3 days processing time. Please note that visa procedures have changed in January 2016 - but processes for singel entry business visa should be unchanged.

Myanmar is a cash economy. ATMs exist and both Visa and Mastercard are accepted in most hotels and some restaurants. But bring enough cash in USD - new bank notes only!

You can get roaming with European mobile phones - but please check with your provider, which contract upgrade you may need. You can purchase local SIM cards after arrival.

In preparation: read up to date information on Myanmar collected by the Delegation and check our AHK Myanmar brochure.

When you follow up: Myanmar is a text only country. As internet connection is weak, avoid to send huge files.

And look forward to your visit in the most friendly country in Asia (and probably world wide)!