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Japanese retailer Aeon to invest $180m in first Myanmar mall

Group ahead of global peers in foray into underserved SE Asian market

Designs for the first Aeon Mall in Yangon, Myanmar, construction on which is due to begin in 2021.

YANGON/TOKYO -- Japanese retail group Aeon said Tuesday it would build a large commercial facility in Yangon, the biggest city in Myanmar, with an investment of $180 million, marking its first market entry into the Southeast Asian nation.

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