List of contents
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
INFRASTRUCTURE
EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR COSTS
Number of employees
Child labour
Industrial relations
Minimum wage levels
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Worker education and training
Employer education and training
SMART Myanmar: environmental accountability, responsibility and transparency
BIF: improvements in productivity and human resource management
Methods Apparel Consultancy India: productivity-enhancing sewing methods
GARMENT MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT
CAD-CAM equipment
Ironing equipment
Sewing machinery
Washing, dyeing and finishing equipment
Weaving machinery
PRODUCTION OF RAW MATERIALS
Natural fibres
Man-made fibres
TEXTILE AND CLOTHING PRODUCTION
Textile production
Location
Markets
Garment production
Location
Suppliers of garment inputs
SOURCING FROM MYANMAR
Keeping track of suppliers
Removal of sanctions and preferential access arrangements
CLOTHING EXPORTS
Exports of woven clothing
Exports of knitted clothing
EXPORT STRATEGY
National export strategy
Transition from CMP production to fob production
Expanding the knitwear industry
DOMESTIC MARKET
FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) AND DOMESTIC
INVESTMENT
FUTURE PROSPECTS
Minimum wage
Elections of November 8, 2015
Long-term growth prospects for the industry
COMPANY PROFILE: PROSPERITY KNITWEAR MYANMAR—A
FAST GROWING CMP SWEATER MANUFACTURER
CONTACT DETAILS


List of tables
Table 1: Myanmar: employment in the garment industry by origin of investment, 1 qtr 2015
Table 2: Myanmar: cotton production, 1960-2014
Table 3: Myanmar: clothing exports, 2010-14
Table 4: Myanmar: exports of woven clothing, 2010-14
Table 5: Myanmar: exports of knitted clothing, 2010-14
Table 6: Myanmar: imports of knitted or crocheted fabrics, 2010-14