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As regional exchanges become more mature, which factors make SGX a standout proposition for Asian companies seeking to list? 

As part of ongoing efforts to liberalise the financial services industry and increase credit to the private sector, the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) has introduced regulations to facilitate foreign investment in domestic lenders.

In an attempt to reverse a recent decline in foreign investment, Myanmar has set up a new ministry tasked with attracting and facilitating fresh inflows, though concerns over the re-imposition of import tariffs by the EU could cool investor appetite.

 

What additional improvements could be made to the public transport system in Yangon?

 

Myanmar is considered a crucial component of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the multibillion-dollar project that has the potential to shake up global trade and improve transnational infrastructure links. Of particular interest to China is a planned special economic zone (SEZ) and deepwater port at Kyaukphyu in Rakhine State, which...

 

If Myanmar is to fulfil its economic potential, significant investments are required in transport infrastructure. In all areas – from roads, to railways, to ports – the country has fallen behind its neighbours in the region. Encouragingly, the government recognises the need to prioritise this area, and has begun to make progress on much-needed...