Bangladesh’s policymakers should get to the bottom of low FDI

Policymakers should find the reasons behind the low inflow of foreign investment to Bangladesh despite a number of agencies’ efforts to boost receipts, said a top official of an investment agency yesterday. “We have a number of organisations and yet foreign investment inflows are no more than $2.5 billion,” said Paban Chowdhury, executive chairman of […]

MIC confirms disputed tax on FDI

The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) has confirmed the corporate income tax rate stands at 25 percent for companies registered under the Myanmar Companies Act or Myanmar Foreign Investment Law (FIL). The statement follows several months of discussion between various government ministries that corporate rates for some projects such as offshore oil and gas ought to […]