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Does Myanmar need a deep-sea port?

MYANMAR is one of the fastest growing economies in the Southeast Asia region, with GDP having risen by an average of 7 percent in the past decade. The economy has expanded on the back of rising trade. Since 2010, the volume of containers arriving in Myanmar’s ports is up three times, reaching 1 million twenty-foot […]

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Myanmar: Unblocking the path to capital freedom

Myanmar’s financial sector must progress towards becoming more inclusive of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), which form the backbone of the country’s economy, but face difficulties obtaining access to funds for expansion and growth. “We need to liberalise the financial sector to encourage start-ups and support SMEs. This involves integrating the full-range of financial services […]

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Myanmar is where ASEAN, Belt and Road converge

THE unique selling point of Myanmar is that it connects ASEAN, China and South Asia, businesses at the Hong Kong Belt and Road Summit told The Myanmar Times. The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is expected to provide the impetus to turn Myanmar into a hub, facilitating trade and transport between the three regions, but the lack […]

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