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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Singapore beats China to become top investor in Myanmar

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 10:54pm by Bloomberg

    ... for the US and other foreign countries to register because of its functioning political, legal and financial systems, the official said. Direct foreign investment in Myanmar this year will rise ... when the country opened to foreign investment, he said. Most of the investment went into telecommunications and "early industries", such as food stuffs and textiles, Thein said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1642453/singapore-beats-china-become-top-investor-myanmar
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Coca-Cola opens Yangon bottling plant in US$200m five-year deal

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... elevated expectations are one of the dangers facing the country SEAN TURNELL, AUSTRALIAN ACADEMIC The news came as hundreds of global leaders, industry chiefs and foreign media descend ... "a three-year programme to empower nearly 25,000 Myanmar women focusing on financial literacy, entrepreneurship and business management". Associated Press, Agence France-Presse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1253563/coca-cola-opens-yangon-bottling-plant-us200m-five-year-deal
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar banks sign deal with Visa

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 06:31pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... ATM machines by January. Until recently, foreign visitors were barred from using credit cards in the Southeast Asian nation because of financial sanctions imposed by the US and EU to punish ... the tourism industry in particular.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1074887/myanmar-banks-sign-deal-visa
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar parliament passes foreign investment law

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:26pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... and small industrial base, and most of its export earnings come from extractive industries, especially natural gas. Western nations earlier this year eased economic sanctions instituted against the former military regime, lifting another barrier to foreign investment. Reforms to the financial system, especially the jettisoning of an onerous dual exchange rate system, were also made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1032232/myanmar-parliament-passes-foreign-investment-law
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    World Bank grants US$245m in aid for Myanmar

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 03:25pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... transparency, and private sector development. In addition, the World Bank is involved in analytical studies that include a financial accountability assessment, a public expenditure review ... that the government had taken steps to publish its budget earlier this year. The government has also signed up for the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), an international scheme that helps ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1074559/world-bank-grants-us245m-aid-myanmar
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar gets its first investment bank

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 03:54pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... a licence. There is not even a provision for an investment bank in Myanmar’s existing financial services law, according to Sean Turnell, an economist at Australia’s Macquarie University. A much ... investment into Myanmar’s US$52 billion economy. But Mandalay Capital is staying away from extractive industries, in favour of fast-growing sectors more likely to be free of cronyism, corruption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1052315/myanmar-gets-its-first-investment-bank

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