Workers at a garment factory in Yangon. Photo: AFP Workers at a garment factory in Yangon. Photo: AFP
Workers at a garment factory in Yangon. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

Is Japan’s aid package for Myanmar part of its plan to take on China?

  • Tokyo will provide low-interest loans of US$413.4 million to the Southeast Asian nation to build transport infrastructure and finance SMEs
  • This dovetails with Japan’s aim to shift its firms’ manufacturing out of China and assemble a loose coalition of nations willing to stand up to Beijing, experts say

Topic |   Myanmar
Workers at a garment factory in Yangon. Photo: AFP Workers at a garment factory in Yangon. Photo: AFP
Workers at a garment factory in Yangon. Photo: AFP
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