TITLE

MYANMAR: RISK SUMMARY

PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2011, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the political , economic and business conditions in Burma including its request for chairmanship in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the government's massive sale of state-owned assets that resulted in shortage of money and the effort of the government on business restrictions by using tokens or other forms of cash substitutes when giving change to customers.
ACCESSION #
60862029

 

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