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Foreign investment continues to arrive in Myanmar with a major South Korean bank opening in Yangon as honey producers eye EU exports.

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Myanmar and Japan discuss expansion of investments, vaccine arrives from India, power deal inked with Thai, restaurants and tourism sector to some get assistance.

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Myanmar’s hotels have been closing and the authorities axed a deal to develop a giant economic zone. Meanwhile, an alarming fall in foreign trade has been reported.

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This week a Japanese beer giant took a stand against Myanmar’s military, tea orders arrived from the United States and remittance firms were licensed to transfer cash.

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This week saw a Korean desk open in Yangon to boost bilateral trade. Work is also due to start on the Thai-backed Amata Smart City.

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Investment in Myanmar’s Thilawa Special Economic Zone has slumped this year as the World Bank predicts more trouble amid ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.

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Myanmar’s watermelons and avocados are heading for new markets as COVID-19 hits farmers, rice exporters allege Chinese fraud and the World Bank makes dire forecasts.

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China has responded to the NLD’s re-election by saying it wants to deepen economic cooperation while Myanmar looks to relax COVID-19 measures.