7 March 2012
Europe's largest construction equipment company, J. C. Bamford (JCB),
has revealed it is eying entry into the Burmese market.
The UK firm hopes to gain a foothold by the middle of the year, but
much may hinge on the removal of EU sanctions—contingent upon the
April by-elections being deemed legitimate.
The company's regional head, Rajen Nair, told The Irrawaddy, “I think
Myanmar [Burma] has very good potential for growth in the coming years.
We are new to that market but I have explored many options.”