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 […]

Foreign direct investment in Myanmar set to grow

NAY PYI TAW: Myanmar’s foreign direct investment (FDI) this financial year is set to more than double that of last year’s to US$3.5 billion. The momentum is unlikely to slow, with the country projecting US$4 billion in FDI in the next financial year. Telecommunications and manufacturing are the main drivers of this growth. The telecommunications […]

OBG Report Charts Myanmar’s Development as FDI Rockets

UK-based publishing, research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) published its first country report on Myanmar which sheds light on the country’s new investment law, wide-ranging reforms and emerging economic sectors, the firm announced. With most Western sanctions now lifted and a new mining law in the pipeline, “The Report: Myanmar 2014” charts the […]