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Irrawaddy Business Roundup

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Myanmar is hoping to offset its COVID-19 woes by boosting foreign investment and allowing Yangon’s garment factories to reopen.

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This week Chinese firms won numerous solar project contracts across Myanmar and a Singaporean finance firm ditched the new city project in Karen State.

Irrawaddy Business Roundup

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A major Thai bank says it is opening in Myanmar and trade reopened on the Chiang Rai border. Myanmar’s government also says it is drafting an economic reform package.

Irrawaddy Business Roundup

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This week Myanmar’s authorities continued to dig deep into reserves to help firms struggling with COVID-19 while the ban on international flights was extended.

Irrawaddy Business Roundup

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To break the COVID-19 blues, Myanmar’s government has extended tax exemptions and held talks with South Korea to boost bilateral trade.

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Bucking the COVID-19 downturn, Myanmar is seeing rapid activity on Yangon’s new city and the Dawei industrial zone.

The Irrawaddy Business Roundup

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COVID-19 continues to disrupt the global economy. Myanmar’s exporters are being squeezed by the strong kyat and garment factories face a slump in orders.