Myanmar needs ‘more transparency, strategies’

MYANMAR’S hopes of becoming Asia’s last frontier market would be realised only if the government could create a clear and transparent regulatory environment for attracting investment and financing the economy, according to Patrick Cooke, regional editor for Asia at Oxford Business Group (OBG), a global research and consultancy firm. “It is imperative that the government […]

Investor sentiment buoyant in ASEAN; PH leads in GDP growth forecast

Despite concerns on the domestic tax environment in the Philippines, the country still ranks highest in terms of high GDP growth projection in ASEAN, which growth is partly driven by government spending, according to a survey. The Oxford Business Group launched its edition of the Business Barometer: OBG in ASEAN CEO Survey, which pointed to […]

Access to credit and skills gaps major concerns, survey reveals

Business executives remain concerned with the lack of affordable access to credit and insufficient human capital, according to the Myanmar business barometer survey published by Oxford Business Group (OBG). Access to credit In a survey involving dozens of high-level executives across industries, more than half (58pc) of participants said they believed that less than 20pc […]