BUSINESS – Japan-Burma-Thailand to meet for Dawei talks

President Thein Sein is scheduled to meet with Japanese and Thai leaders in Tokyo on 4 July to discuss Japan’s cooperation in the Dawei Special Economic Zone, according to the Nekkei Asian Review. The leaders are expected to reach an agreement detailing Japan’s investment in the zone, which is to serve as a transit point for goods traded between Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa. When completed, the industrial park will become one of the largest in Southeast Asia.