Ford Motor Co said it began operating on Tuesday in Myanmar, with some models to be imported from Thailand.
A worker polishes a Ford during an event by the US carmaker in Yangon on Tuesday. Ford announced plans on Tuesday to enter the Myanmar market as sanctions have eased following democratic reforms in 2012. (AFP photo)
The automaker will open its first dealership in Yangon, the former capital, in partnership with Capital Automotive Ltd, a unit of Myanmar's Capital Diamond Star Group, Ford said in an emailed statement. Initial models for sale include the F-series and Ranger pickup trucks, the US company said.
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