Myanmar shares a 2,200km (1,360-mile) border with China. Photo: AFP

Myanmar next stop in China-Japan rivalry as frontier market opens doors to yuan and yen payments

  • Yuan and yen join the euro, the US Dollar and the Singaporean dollar as designated currencies for settling international trade in Myanmar
  • Economic future of Southeast Asian country will be determined by the giants to the north, analyst says
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Myanmar shares a 2,200km (1,360-mile) border with China. Photo: AFP
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Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham has been reporting on Asian trade since 2014. Prior to this, he covered global trade and economics in London. He joined the Post in 2018, before which he was Asia Editor at Global Trade Review and Trade Correspondent for the International Business Times.