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This week, Myanmar moved to join an Indo-Pacific economic pact and approved over US$500 million in investments, including $180 million for what will be Myanmar’s largest mall.

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This week, Myanmar announced new industrial and economic zones and approved US$1 billion in loans, including $250 million for COVID-19 relief and $747 million for a highway.

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This week, a survey found 36 percent of export companies have no new orders, MIC said 10 more firms will close and trade data showed a US$200 million drop in exports to China.

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This week, garment factories say they have almost no orders from the EU, the government says GDP will grow by 6 percent next year and China okays official rice imports Myanmar.

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Foreign direct investment continues to arrive in Yangon despite the global impact of COVID-19 as the Naypyitaw authorities promise larger loans to keep employers afloat.

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This week, six EU states suspended debt payments from Myanmar while the country resumed rice exports, approved new investments and allocated US$10.6 million in loans.

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This week, many regions in Myanmar approved new investments, the World Bank released a new GDP projection and local firm Yoma moved to back mobile money company Wave Money.

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This week, Myanmar officials said foreign investment for 2019-20 is on track and a Korean industrial complex will go ahead as they lifted limits on foreign ownership of banks.

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Tourism businesses began to reopen this week, investors backed the industrial and garment sectors and a new survey showed what Myanmar businesses need to survive COVID-19.

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This week, Myanmar saw a major loan commitment from Japan, government loans for tourism businesses and new data on the drop in trade across the Chinese border.

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This week Myanmar’s government approved international loans, pushed e-commerce, signed a deal with Singapore, lifted a ban on liquor imports and approved new investments.

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This week Myanmar saw major pledges from the World Bank and Alibaba as the government promised COVID-19 relief will reach businesses beyond Yangon.

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Businesses are emerging from COVID-19 restrictions and overseas investments have been announced but workers and fishing crews face economic turmoil.