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Economic Update | Gemstone trading activity expected to increase in post-sanctions Myanmar

16 Dec 2016
Myanmar mining
The removal of US financial and trade sanctions on Myanmar could give the country’s mining industry a boost, with American buyers expected to return to the precious stones market following a period...

Economic Update | End of sanctions to increase investment in Myanmar’s retail sector

9 Nov 2016
Myanmar retail
Already expanding rapidly on the back of strong economic growth and rising disposable incomes, Myanmar’s retail industry should receive a boost as the lifting of remaining US sanctions clears the way...

Economic Update | Myanmar’s auto sector to shift up a gear

27 Oct 2016
Myanmar auto
Rising demand from an increasingly affluent middle class and an expanding economy will drive sales in both the passenger and commercial segments of Myanmar’s auto trade, though challenges remain on...

Economic View | Mark Bedingham, CEO and President, Singapore Myanmar Investco

4 Oct 2016
Mark Bedingham
How would you compare the appetite of foreign investors interested in Myanmar before and after the 2015 elections?

Economic Update | Myanmar looks to China to increase foreign direct investment

28 Sep 2016
Myanmar economy
To boost infrastructure investment, Myanmar is looking to kick-start a number of projects with China, its largest investor.

Economic Update | Efforts under way to provide universal electricity access in Myanmar

25 Aug 2016
Myanmar electricity
Myanmar’s recently unveiled economic agenda is heavily dependent on overcoming electricity shortages in areas already on the national grid as well as achieving the country’s goal of implementing...