This week, Myanmar saw news of a South Korean oil project, a new link to India and rising foreign investment while the gem and garment sectors faced setbacks over coronavirus.
This week, Myanmar saw trade and tourism slow due to the coronavirus outbreak and faced criticism from European investors, but signed a major deal with a Thai developer.
This week, Myanmar saw major signs of foreign support for its IT, insurance and creative sectors, as well as power production, especially liquid natural gas.
This week, Myanmar celebrated the opening of a Thai fish factory and border trade with Laos, while the World Bank is forecasting a growth boost.
In the first week of 2020, Myanmar businesses forged new financial partnerships, hosted jade emporiums and made progress on an international transparency initiative.