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EITI applied in forestry sector for the first time

Myanmar’s forestry sector was included in the Myanmar Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (MEITI) report for the first time this year. Myanmar is the second country to have its forestry sector included in the EITI. Guided by the belief that a country’s natural resources belong to its citizens, the EITI is the global standard for promoting […]

Financial services among the fastest growing sectors in Myanmar

The financial sector rose the most among 15 sectors managed by the government in the first six months of the 2017-18 fiscal year, growing 22 percent as a result of the implementation of new financial services, U Set Aung, deputy minister of the Ministry of Planning and Finance, at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw meeting on Thursday. “If […]