Myanmar's changing ties with China

Myanmar's changing ties with China

The SCMP Chronicles revisits Myanmar, examining its enduring links to its largest trading partner, China, ahead of Myanmar's first free general elections in a quarter-century next year

Citic representative Chen Xiaojia, left,  receives the tender award letter during the award ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua

China’s Citic wins projects to develop Myanmar economic zone

Consortia led by China’s Citic Group Corporation have won bids for two projects to develop a special economic zone in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State, underlining Beijing’s intent to expand its foothold in a country now on the radar of Western investors.