Success of country’s pop culture, along with direct flights and increased visa issuance contribute to growth
At opening of Myawaddy-Mae Sot bridge, State Counselor hails close ties and vows to continue working to boost connectivity with Thailand
An investment fair held in Yangon over the weekend saw MoUs signed for four major projects—in power, agriculture, housing and hotels—for one of the country’s poorest states.
She vows a transparent decision that will be socially, environmentally sustainable, but does not offer a personal view or a timeline.
On this day in 1947, Gen. Aung San announced his plans for the economy of the soon-to-be independent Burma, which involved the nationalization of the country’s major industries.
“[E]very dollar invested by the private sector is a vote of confidence in the resilience and potential of Rakhine and its people,” she said at an investment fair in Ngapali.
The outer circular road will be constructed first in four phases and will connect Yangon’s major industrial zones with the nearby airport, highway and port.
But she repeats her view that the huge Chinese investment scheme promises mutual benefits.
Urges government to provide strong incentives, ensure decent power supply
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the government’s overall economic strategy. Beyond securing Chinese investment, what is the NLD doing to ensure that growth measures will benefit
Myanmar’s largest private bank was named Myanmar Bank of the Year for 2018 by The Banker for its leading role in the country’s financial sector by using new digital technologie
The plan aims to see Myanmar in the top 40 of the ease of doing business index and the GDP increasing to $203 trillion within 20 years.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has expressed her appreciation for Japan’s understanding and support during a time when Myanmar’s international image has been tarnished.
The government has blamed ‘hollow transactions’, re-exports and a lack of control over the informal market for the depreciation of the kyat—but the business community disagre
The National Planning Law calls for drastic changes across a number of sectors in a move to abate high inflation rates and accelerate the growth of the economy.