Foreign banks may be granted greater access to Myanmar’s domestic financial market as a way of servicing local demand for trade financing.
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Economic Update | Modernisation fuels new lending in Myanmar’s banking sector
20 Mar 2017
Economic View | OBG talks to Daw Ei Phyusin Htay, Managing Director, Barons Group
20 Mar 2017
What is the ideal energy mix for Myanmar?
Economic Update | Fourth operator enters Myanmar’s telecoms sector
24 Feb 2017
The entrance of a new operator in Myanmar’s telecoms sector has brought a wave of new investment and heightened competition to an already crowded market, promising expanded service options and lower...
Economic Update | Myanmar Year in Review 2016
19 Jan 2017
In a year marked by a return to full civilian rule, Myanmar’s economy continued to expand strongly, though some sectors saw slower growth as reduced foreign investment and a weaker currency eroded...
Economic Update | Gemstone trading activity expected to increase in post-sanctions Myanmar
16 Dec 2016
The removal of US financial and trade sanctions on Myanmar could give the country’s mining industry a boost, with American buyers expected to return to the precious stones market following a period...
Economic Update | End of sanctions to increase investment in Myanmar’s retail sector
9 Nov 2016
Already expanding rapidly on the back of strong economic growth and rising disposable incomes, Myanmar’s retail industry should receive a boost as the lifting of remaining US sanctions clears the way...