Proximity to Eastern Seaboard and completion of GMS Southern Economic Corridor

Dawei SEZ: Gateway between ASEAN and Western Countries
Centre of Logistics based Industry



Proximity to Eastern Seaboard and GMS Southern Economic Corridor - backup
Dawei SEZ completes GMS Southern Economic Corridor, connecting regional supply chain linkage through Thailand's Eastern Seaboard

Road links to Thailand

Key highlights

Complete GMS Southern Economic Corridor: Dawei SEZ establishes regional connectivity and creates land bridge from Dawei - Bangkok - Phnom Penh - Ho Chi Minh

  • Supply chain linkage with Thailand's Estern Seaboard (ESB): co-manfacturing linkages with the ESB and including the economic activities along the corridor
  • Strong economic and political linkage of ASEAN
  • Opportunity to accept factories of labor intensive industries
  • New production base:
  • Creating new areas for industrial expansion in the region
  • Increasing the regions' trade volume
  • Economic and social development: job creation, enhanced livelihood and basic infrastructure improvement   


Vision for Dawei SEZ: Myanmar Regionally-Integrated, World-Class and Export-Focused Special Economic Zone
Vision for Dawei SEZ


  • Fostering Asian regional integration and completing GMS Southern Economic Corridor
  • Linking South-East Asia to the West
  • Integrating with domestic gateways and SEZs



  • Focusing on serving the western markets (e.g. textile, fishery)
  • Completing the missing rapidly chain links of AEC (e.g. steel, automotive, E&E)



  • Deep-sea port competing with the largest ports in the region, the largest in Myanmar
  • Largest SEZ in size in South-East Asia
  • Taking into account sustainability