January 2004
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Country Report
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The article provides regional risk profile and business environment of Myanmar. British American Tobacco PLC (BAT) has become the latest Western company to leave Myanmar. Under pressure from the British government and human rights groups, BAT announced in November 2003, that it is to sell its cigarette-making factory to a Singaporean firm. Following BAT's announcement, a number of other Western companies, including the financial services group PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLC and the energy concern Premier Oil PLC, also said they were pulling out of the country.


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