Business community now waits for the state counselor to reveal more detail on the government’s investment policies.
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Burma is still just beginning to develop a modern financial sector and rebuild its crumbling roads, ports and buildings.
Special economic zones are a means of attracting foreign investment and creating jobs, but those affected fear losing their rights and livelihoods.
A Burma-China oil hiccup, anticipated economic policy detail, another Singapore partnership, and low scores on transparency and illicit trade.
The revamped Myanmar Investment Law has been passed by both houses of parliament but needs to be signed by President U Htin Kyaw.
Burma’s former dictator Snr-Gen Than Shwe among individuals removed from US Treasury blacklist after lifting of Burma sanctions.
A shuttered border, gas for Bangladesh, a new stock exchange listing, Burma-Thai money transfers, and another Burma-China private partnership.
US president terminates emergency order; economic and financial sanctions are no longer in effect
Gold prices reach record highs as the value of the kyat lowers and the price of the US dollar continues to increase, according to industry observers
A meeting between Burma’s business community and State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is postponed following her trip to the United States and reports of fatigue.
As the US pledges to lift sanctions, The Irrawaddy senior reporter Kyaw Hsu Mon talks to MKT Construction Co. chairman U Myo Mint and economist U Khin Maung Nyo about the impact on
State Counselor briefs business community; Thai investment; reforms required in banking sector; Shinhan Bank opens branch; IFC doubles investment portfolio
While some expect rapid growth in Burma’s market for property development, many are still waiting to see results.
The American Chamber of Commerce Myanmar surveys businesses in order to give annual awards recognizing corporate social responsibility.
Trade Deficit Reaches US$1.73 Billion in Govt’s First Six Months
World Bank Forecasts 7.8% Growth in Burma This Year
Central Bank to Take Action Against Manipulation of the Exchange Rate
The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (October 1)
Central Bank’s US Dollar Policy Will Bolster Black Market: Critics
After Decades of Decay, Burma Bets on Thilawa to Lead Industry Boom
Germany Receives US Blacklisted MP for Financial Tour
Foreign Banks Opening Branches in Burma for First Time in Decades
Burma Army Obstructs Media Access in Northern Arakan State
Government to Accelerate Political Dialogue
Govt to Crack Down on Begging Gangs
72-Year-Old Man Shot by Burma Army in Kachin State