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Friday, April 06 2018 - 15:00
AsiaNet
AGC Establishes Marketing Base in Myanmar
TOKYO, April. 6, 2018 /Kyodo JBN-- AsiaNet / --

AGC Asahi Glass (hereinafter AGC) has opened a branch of AGC Asia Pacific Pte. 
Ltd., which oversees the Southeast Asian region, in Yangon City, the Republic 
of the Union of Myanmar (hereinafter referred to as "Myanmar"). Going forward, 
the AGC Group will strengthen its marketing activities in Myanmar.

Myanmar has continued high economic growth since the government reforms of 
2011, and it is expected to continue sustainable growth in the future. In 
addition to the advantage of being geographically adjacent to other ASEAN 
countries as well as China and India, with a population of over 50 million 
Myanmar has high potential as a consumer market. Through AGC Asia Pacific Pte. 
Ltd., the AGC Group is strengthening marketing activities in economically 
growing Asian countries. In line with such activities, the group has 
established the branch office in Myanmar where growth is excellent.

Under its management policy, "AGC plus", the AGC Group aims to improve business 
performance and sustain growth by adding value for all stakeholders. By opening 
the branch office in Myanmar, the AGC Group will explore business opportunities 
and contribute to the development of the country.

Overview of AGC Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (Myanmar Branch)
- Representative: Shusuke Ikuta
- Location: Dagon Township, Yangon City, Republic of the Union of Myanmar
- Business: Market research, marketing

Overview of AGC Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
- Location: Singapore
- Establishment: July, 2013
- Representative: Kimikazu Ichikawa
- Business Content:
AGC Group Southeast Asia Regional Headquarters, and sales and marketing of flat 
glass products, chemical products, and electronic material products

About the AGC Group
AGC Asahi Glass (or also called AGC, registered company name: Asahi Glass Co., 
Ltd., Headquarters: Tokyo, President & CEO: Takuya Shimamura) is the parent 
company of the AGC Group, a world-leading glass solution provider and supplier 
of flat, automotive and display glass, chemicals, ceramics and other high-tech 
materials and components. Based on more than a century of technical innovation, 
the AGC Group has developed a wide range of cutting-edge products. The AGC 
Group employs some 50,000 people worldwide and generates annual sales of 
approximately 1.5 trillion Japanese yen through business in about 30 countries. 
For more information, please visit http://www.agc.com/en/ .


SOURCE: AGC Asahi Glass