Company History

We were formed in1974, as Central Myanmar in shipping and barter trading. We also imported diesel and petroleum from Singapore. In 2007, we changed our company name to Focus Star Co., Ltd.

In 2012 we entered into a contractual agreement with Japan Tobacco International to be the local partner in manufacturing various JTI brands including Mevius, Winston, Camel and also to be the Exclusive Distributor for Myanmar.

Focus Star ventured into automotive repairs business in 2017, bringing the very first specialist and state of the art facility from Singapore, Optima Werkz and started Optima Werkz Yangon.

In 2018, Focus Star partnered with two other stake holders and launched Wave Plus purified drinking water.

Today, we have more than 500 employees and growing. Our mission is to expand our business and its brands in most effective and efficient ways while being ethical.

2012 – JV with Myanmar Japan Tobacco and started manufacturing and distributing JTI Products

2018 – Partnered with Plus World Co., Ltd and starting manufacturing and distributing purified drinking water

Our Vision & Mission

Our Vision and Values are what we describe our Mission, the Way of Life at Focus Star.

Striving to be Myanmar’s leading trading, distribution and services company while attaining trust, mutual respect and recognition globally.

Focus Star Group of Companies

Focus Star Joint Venture Companies


Central Myanmar

Founded the business as Central Myanmar in Yangon Myanmar


Focus Star Company Limited

Changed name to Focus Star Co., Ltd.



Distribution agreement with Myanmar Japan Tobacco. Co. Ltd. And started distributing JTI products.


Optima Werkz Yangon

JV with Optima Werkz Singapore and incorporated Optima Werkz Yangon.



Distribution agreement with Plus World Co. Ltd. and started distributing purified drinking water.

Focus Star is ever expanding to cater the ever growing demand of Myanmar people and market in distribution of consumer goods.