Myanmar has been one of the fastest-growing South-east Asian economies for over 25 years, and the country’s macroeconomic performance has continued to experience gains in 2018. Efforts to encourage private sector activity have been detailed in a new long-term development agenda, and recent legislative reforms should further bolster business activities.
While external economic headwinds and internal conflict pose challenges, the government is making significant strides in its effort to continue reforms, foster reconciliation and sustain overall growth. With great potential to be found in key sectors, such as energy, manufacturing, mining and tourism, Myanmar is poised to remain one of Asia’s top destinations for investment in the years to come.
Below are some useful links on Myanmar’s economic performance, and where to find more assistance and business support.
Oxford Business Group
Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global research and consultancy company producing business intelligence on more than 35 countries. Every business intelligence product is based on in-country research by experienced analysts.
The global economic landscape is changing, and since 1994 OBG has been at the frontier of mapping new waves of emerging economies. OBG now operates in many of the world’s fastest-growing markets, offering internationally acclaimed intelligence on regions that are shaping the future balance of economic power.
Department for International Trade Burma
The Department for International Trade (DIT) provides trade and investment services and practical support. They help UK companies succeed in Burma, and Burmese companies set up and invest in the UK. They offer expertise and contacts through our extensive network of specialists in the UK, and staff in the British Embassy in Burma.
The British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar
The British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar is an independent, non-profit membership organisation which aims to promote, support and represent business interests in Myanmar. The organisation launched in July 2014 with the support of high profile British businesses – four Founding Patrons: Shell, Jardines, Prudential and Standard Chartered Bank.