Vietnamese businesses will have an opportunity to gain practical knowledge about Myanmar's investment environment, regulations and changes in key business sectors at a seminar in HCM City on September 13.

Held by IRVING Seminar and Training, the seminar is designed for businesspeople that operate in the multinational market with a special focus on Myanmar .

Speakers will discuss sectors with high potential, successfully navigating an investment path in Myanmar ; main challenges and risks; and legal, taxation and labour law issues as well as customs procedures.

Experts said there has also been a growing interest in business opportunities in Myanmar .

According to the latest figures, total foreign investment in Myanmar reached 40 billion USD by May 2012 ever since the country opened to foreign investors in late 1988.

The regulatory landscape is slated to undergo substantial reforms in the upcoming year, including changes to the foreign-exchange regime, land rights, foreign investment incentives and procedures, taxation and financing.-VNA