U Myint

U Myint

U Myint is the director of Tun Commercial Bank and an economic adviser to the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry. He was formerly chief of the economic division at Myanmar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a senior economist at the United Nations, as well as chief economic adviser to former president Thein Sein

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Analysis | As Myanmar embraces China, can it reap the rewards?

Myanmar pulled the plug on its controversial Beijing-backed Myitsone dam project in 2011 but has since opened the floodgates to cooperation on other large-scale infrastructure. The task now for officials is to make sure the benefits trickle down to all.

18 Dec 2019 - 2:56PM

Myanmar pulled the plug on its controversial Beijing-backed Myitsone dam project in 2011 but has since opened the floodgates to cooperation on other large-scale infrastructure. The task now for officials is to make sure the benefits trickle down to all.

As Myanmar embraces China, can it reap the rewards?