Myanmar Mining Summit,

22-25 Jul, 2012 - Yangon, MYANMAR

Sedona Hotel Yangon

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More than 200 participants from over 22 countries have already registered!!

"Secure Investment, Exploration & Mine Development Ventures
in Myanmar Mines & Minerals"

1st Official Summit Organised With:


Ministry of Mines, Myanmar

Ministry of Mines, Myanmar


Official Opening Address
His Excellency U Thein Htaik, Union Minister of Mines


PLUS Keynote Address on
"Updates on Myanmar Mining Law & Fiscal Regime"
U Win Htein, Director General
Ministry of Mines


"Updates on NEW Myanmar Investment Law for Foreign Investments in Mining Sector"
U Aung Naing Oo, Director General

Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA)


"Australia to help Myanmar build Mining Regulatory Regime"
~ IFLR, 10 April 2012


"Japan's Itochu joins the charge of the Mining Brigade in to Burma"
~ The Australian, 4 May 2012


"Obama Administration declares Burma Open to U.S. Mining Investment"

~ Mineweb, 18 May 2012


"SE Asia eyeing Myanmar's Steel Potential"
~ MetalBulletin, 28 May 2012


"Northquest Ltd. announces the submittal of a gold exploration permit application in the Union of Myanmar (Burma)"
~ Canada Newswire, 6 June 2012



CMT's Myanmar Mining Summit, the 1st OFFICIAL summit organised by CMT and Myanmar's Ministry of Mines, is the ONLY platform for global and regional miners, investors, local and overseas stakeholders who seek resource investment, exploration and mine development opportunities in this fast emerging mining hot spot - Myanmar. The 3-days' event provides first-hand information and answers, preparing industry majors and investors as well as service and support companies for ventures into Myanmar's mining sector.


Comprised of key officials from Ministry of Mines and Department of Geological Survey & Mineral Exploration (DGSE), global mining companies, as well as foreign investors and independent experts, the authoritative panel offers clear directives and balanced perspectives on the opportunities ahead in Myanmar's mining sector.



Excavator and truck in mine



You will network with:
- Key officials from Mines & Investment Depts
- Mining & Exploration Companies
- Commodity traders
- Geolotechnical specialists
- Instit. Inv/ Fund Manager/ PE Inv
- Investment Bank/Broker/Financial Advisor
- Service/Technology Provider
- Risk management consultants
- Law/Accountancy Firm/Mining Consultants
- Risk Manager/Insurance
- Stock exchanges

Major functions of DICA, a division under the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development are

  • scrutinizing and appraisal of projects that are proposed for investment in Myanmar,
  • monitoring and reporting the implementation of permitted enterprises,
  • registration and administration of Limited Companies, Joint Ventures, Partnerships and Association and Association
  • taking part in regional cooperation relating to investment matters.

Multiple Benefits Gained from Officials & Expert Panel

  • Keynote Address by Minister of Mines
  • Address by DG-DICA on New Investment Law & Opportunities for Foreign Investors for the Mining Sector
  • Updates by DG-Mines on the Amendments for the Mining Law & Fiscal Regime, and Policy Imperative of the Reform
  • Access & Assess the Geological Potentials & Deposits of Minerals Resources in Myanmar
  • Perspective of Foreign Investors on Investment Plans and Strategy for Myanmar's Mining
  • Evaluate on the Antimony Sector and Opportunities
  • Gain Clarity on the Law & Taxation Processes Involved in Securing Mining Deals
  • Assess & Compare the Investment Opportunities & Socio-Economics Return in Myanmar versus Rest of Asia's Mining Landscape
  • Key Considerations in Securing Project Financing, and with focus on the Junior Mining Companies' Financing Processes
  • Mineral Prospectivity & Key Strategy to Develop the Mining Sector
  • Post Conference Workshop 1: Getting In-Depth View and Understanding on Project Financing for Myanmar's Mining Sector
  • Post Conference Workshop 2: Geologists' Perspective on Mines, Minerals & Gem Deposits in Myanmar & Operational Experiences on Current Mining Projects
  • Maximum Direct Networking Opportunities with Key Officials from Mines & Investment, Local Stakeholders, Mining Companies, Major & Junior Mining Companies From Australia, Canada, UK, Asia, Project Financiers, etc

Be at this exciting event and make new contacts! CMT's Myanmar Mining Summit offers extensive business networking opportunitieswith Asian and global players in one venue! Signup with your team to enjoy group discount. Register online at or email to


"Introduction to Business Ventures in Myanmar"

14:00 - 17:30 on 22 July


Led by legal expert Mr. Alessio Polastri
Managing Partner, P&A Asia


Residing in Yangon, he helps local and foreign companies involved in mining, corporate, infrastructure and banking & finance transactions.
He is currently assisting:

  • a foreign investment bank in acquiring interest in a local mining company
  • local companies in the development of several infrastructures in Myanmar
  • a Government entity in setting up a joint venture with a local agriculture conglomerate
  • foreign investors in setting up joint ventures with local individuals/companies in the hospitality industry
  • a multinational involved in chemical industry in setting up a branch in Myanmar

Above Pre-Conference Workshop is open to Conference Participants ONLY & is Optional - Separately Bookable


Special Highlight


1 to 1 meeting with the officials from Ministry of Mines


CMT is facilitating dedicated private consultation session between you and the Mines officials from 23rd to 24th July.
20 slots of 20-minutes are available for bookings by summit participants, via email


T&C: First come first served basis, one session per company.
Priority will be given to the companies signing for the bundle deals.
Cut-off date for last reservation is 14 July, and you will be notified of your appointment slot by 17 July.

Book your appointment with the officials now!

Optional Workshops : Separately Bookable

Pre-Conference Workshop

Introduction to Business Ventures in Myanmar

22 July 2012, 14:00 - 17:30hrs.


Workshop Outline:

  • Overview of Myanmar Investment & Mining Environment
  • Updates on the Investment, Mining, Labour and Banking Laws
  • Finding the right local partner
  • Structuring a Joint Venture
  • Minimizing Risk of doing Business in Myanmar

Half Day Post Conference Workshop (1)


Project Financing for
Myanmar's Mining Sector
24 July 2012, 14:00 - 18:00hrs.


Agenda of Workshop:

  • Current trends in lending and project financing.
  • Options for Financing Mining Projects in Asia.
  • Myanmar - Sanctions Update and impact on
    mining projects in Myanmar.
  • Meeting the challenge of funding mining projects
    in 2012 in Myanmar.


Full Day Post Conference Workshop (2)


Geological Workshop on
Myanmar's Mines & Minerals
25 July 2012, 09:00 - 17:00hrs.


Agenda of Workshop:

  • Status of Geosciences in Myanmar
  • Tectonic Map of Myanmar 2012
  • Myanmar Mine and Mineral Deposits
  • Myanmar Mineral Deposit Types & Exploration Potentials
  • Meyon Au deposit, Myanmar
  • Mineral system linking Myanmar and Sumatra
  • Environment and sustainability of Mining in Myanmar




Read Important Info & Useful links below on Myanmar Visa Regulations:


Information if applying for Myanmar visa in Singapore


LATEST!! - Businessmen from 26 countries may be granted Myanmar visas on arrival
but pre arrival application still recommended


Getting a Myanmar Visa In Bangkok


Published articles for your interest and reference:


Thai PTT group to invest up to $3 bln in Myanmar energy -, July 17


Myanmar’s Copper Potential Shines -, July 11


ADB sees progress in resuming aid to Myanmar -, July 01


Myanmar's president promises second wave of reform - Reuters, June 19


Suu Kyi calls for Myanmar investment on landmark tour -, June 14


Obama Administration declares Burma open to U.S. mining investment -, May 18


Japan's Itochu joins the charge of the mining brigade in to Burma - The Australian, May 04


Myanmar to re-grant visa-on-arrival, business visa starting June -, May 04


Is Myanmar the Next Mongolia? - Business in Focus, Apr 2012


UN official says Myanmar has potential to become an Asian tiger - The Washington Post, Apr 25


Investors Look to Burma Mining Bonanza - The Irrawaddy, Apr 25


Biggest South Korea Mining Co Work in Three Spots Myanmar - Burmese Classic


EU states agree in principle to suspend Myanmar sanctions: diplomats - Reuters, Apr 19


Australia to help Myanmar build mining regulatory regime - IFLR, Apr 10


Philippine mining giant eyes Myanmar investments - Myanmar, Mar 19


Philippine mining giant considers investing in Myanmar gold mine - The China Post, Mar 15