Country Risk Summary: MYANMAR

January 2005
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2005, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p7
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The article presents information on economic and political conditions in Burma. The military government has extended house arrest of the opposition National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, for another year. China continues to be a major source of aid and investment, and signed new agreements during a visit by Burma's prime minister earlier in 2004. Given widespread political and corporate boycotts and limited investment opportunities, foreign investment in Burma remains very low. The partial exception is energy and mining where there is a sizeable foreign investor presence.


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