IMF projects muted growth for 2021 economy

Myanmar’s economy is expected to post muted growth this year due to the impact of COVID-19, but should rebound next year, the IMF said. In a statement, IMF projected this year’s growth to slow down to 0.5 percent, from a projected 3.2pc last year. “The economic fallout will be felt by lower income groups, SMEs […]

Myanmar expects more US investments in telecommunications, technology

The United States may increase its investments in energy, telecommunications, tourism, and natural gas production sectors following a discussion to cooperate in Myanmar beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, said U Maung Maung Lay, chair of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI). The development comes after a delegation led by Mr […]