Myanmar’s Second Investment Policy Review Urges Further Liberalization

YANGON—Myanmar has published its second investment policy review (IPR), which identifies needed policy reforms—ranging from enhancing responsible investment, establishing special economic zones (SEZs) and strengthening the implementation of environmental impact assessments to fostering secure and well-defined land rights—with the aim of attracting more foreign investment to the country. Supported by the France-based Organization for Economic […]

New great powers and responsibilities in Myanmar insurance market

October 1 marked yet another milestone in the ongoing development of the Myanmar insurance market with two important new regulations that are interlinked. The new regulations are the latest in a series of sweeping regulatory reforms, such as the opening of the market to foreign players in 2019, flexibility in product development as well as […]