BUSINESS - Garment factories bid for Thilawa

Garment manufacturing accounts for approximately 60 percent of proposed investments in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), according to the zone’s Public Holdings chair Win Aung, who also heads the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry. Win Aung said that another 15 percent of bids are for electronics manufacture, while auto parts and food products account for 10 percent each.