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.
Delegation headed by the German Ambassador discusses infrastructure and economic policies
Agriculture is key
Minister listens to private sector input
Consultancy for companies interested in doing business in Myanmar
New location - same concept
Organized on behalf of the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy, supported by VBI, VDMA, NAX and Puchala IME
The Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business in Hong Kong
During the Electric, Power & Renewable Energy Myanmar 2015 Exhibition from 26 – 28 Nov 2015, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale...
Seminar in Frankfurt gathered industry experts
hosted by the Sea Lion - Festo Industrial Automation Training Centre
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
Auto Expo Myanmar 2016, 29 Sep - 2 Oct 2016, https://www.auto-myanmar.com/
Myanmar International Electrical, Electronics and Electric Power Exhibition, 29 Sep - 2 Oct 2016
Medical Myanmar 2016, 6 - 8 Oct 2016, http://medical-myanmar.com
For a full list of exhibitions, please check here
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. For requirements please check the website of the Myanmar Embassy in Berlin.
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.
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)!