The 3 years project was formally launched on December 2014 to establish a European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar, through a grant contract between the European Union (EU) and a Consortium composed by the French Myanmar Chamber and Eurochambres Brussels. Affiliated entities are:

  • Piemonte Agency
  • Assemblée des Chambres Françaises de Commerce et d’Industrie (France)
  • Voka CCI – Chamber of Commerce of Antwerp Waasland (Belgium)
  • Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Hungary)

The European Chamber of Commerce will represent a one-top-shop to assist European SME’s interested to set up industrial, commercial and technological collaboration in Myanmar.

Objectives

  • Significantly increase the presence of European business in Myanmar
  • Promote Myanmar as high-potential trade and investment partner and gateway to the ASEAN regional market among European companies, in particular SMEs, established in Europe or already operating in other ASEAN markets
  • Seek positive and lasting change in domestic economic governance particularly with respect to EU strategic priorities in the domain of sustainable development

Main activities

  • Establishment of the “European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar (ECCM)”
  • Setting up interactive, web-based portal for EU businesses in Myanmar
  • Providing short-term office space to European businesses, in particular SMEs
  • Setting up Help Desk functions offering advice and information on legal issues, legislation, enforcement and standards
  • Dialogue and advocacy with Myanmar counterparts on the regulatory environment
  • Organization of targeted seminars on Myanmar’s business potential


For more information:
Eurocham leaflet 
Eurocham business guide
Trade mark protection in Myanmar

Guides are available for: agriculture, consumer goods, energy, manufacturing, healthcare.


Past activities