Governance guide for micro lenders launched

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has launched a handbook aiming to improve governance and risk-management practices in microfinance institutions (MFI) in Myanmar. The IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, developed the resource guide – Implementing Corporate Governance Practices: A Resource Guide for Microfinance Institutions in Myanmar – as many MFIs lack the resources […]

Myanmar to draft two new investment laws

Japan remains committed to Myanmar Japanese companies invested US$22.8 billion in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam in 2013, according to the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO). The trend is strong, following the first wave of Japanese investment in the 1980s and 1990s, which helped build up automotive and electronics sectors in Thailand, […]