FDI poised to flow on Myanmar’s political transition

Myanmar’s landmark November polls, lauded by international observers, may have given pause to foreign investors weighing the market — but the country’s political transition could attract a new rush of attention, according to industry experts. Once isolated under the regime of a military junta, Myanmar has made great strides in development under quasi-civilian rule. The […]

British lend a hand on governance

The United Kingdom aims to assist with developing corporate governance standards, holding a workshop at Yangon business association UMFCCI’s headquarters from November 18 to 20. UK Ambassador Andrew Patrick said at the meeting’s launch that Myanmar is the fastest-growing economy in region, spurred on by its economic reforms, though he added that challenges remain. Improvement […]