Citations with the tag: BURMA -- Economic conditions -- 1948-

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  • Will Myanmar open up to new opportunities?
    Lim, Soo Hai // Fundweb; 1/18/2012, p5 

    A blog regarding the opportunities and obstacles to the economic growth of Burma is discussed.

  • Bibliography.
    Lim, Soo Hai // Burma (Myanmar) Country Review; 2008, p190 

    A bibliography on the subject related to the economic, political and social conditions of Burma is presented which includes the websites www.worldclimate.com from World Climate Data Online and www.eb.com from Britannica Online, and the book "The Statesman's Year-Book 2006," edited by Barry Turner.

  • MYANMAR: Beyond the Reach of International Relief?
    Matthews, Bruce // Southeast Asian Affairs; 2001, p229 

    Focuses on the evidences of macroeconomic conditions in Myanmar. Structure and aim of the military government; Considerations on human resources and dimensions of civil life; Predictions on the destiny of Myanmar.

  • Economic Conditions.
    Matthews, Bruce // Myanmar Country Review; 2001/2002, p25 

    Provides an overview of the economic conditions in Myanmar as of July 2001. Economic performance; Balance of payments; Regional situations.

  • Key Enterprises.
    Matthews, Bruce // Myanmar Country Review; 2001/2002, p59 

    Provides an overview of the key enterprises in Myanmar as of July 2001. Agricultural activities; Key state agricultural enterprises.

  • WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE ELECTION?
    Matthews, Bruce // ASEANAffairs; Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p22 

    The article offers information on the economic, political, and social development in 2011 in Myanmar.

  • Growth Rates: Real GDP, Population, Real GDP Per Capita - Graph.
    Matthews, Bruce // Burma (Myanmar) Country Review; 2008, p87 

    A graph is presented which shows the economic growth rates of Burma from 2002-2006 in terms of real gross domestic product (GDP), real GDP per capita, and population.

  • ECONOMY.
    Matthews, Bruce // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Burma; Jul2009, p6 

    The article presents information on the economy of Burma. It notes that the country, which has a strong agricultural base, is rich in natural resources such as timber, natural gas, fishery reserves, gems and jade. It cites weak infrastructure and the country's international image as obstacles to...

  • ECONOMY.
    Matthews, Bruce // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Burma; 1/31/2010, p6 

    The article presents information on the economy of Burma. It notes that the country, which has a strong agricultural base, is rich in natural resources such as timber, natural gas, fishery reserves, gems and jade. It cites weak infrastructure and the country's international image as obstacles to...

  • Country Overview.
    Matthews, Bruce // Burma (Myanmar) Country Review; 2011, preceding p1 

    The article offers an overview on the economic, political and social conditions of Burma wherein the country advocates socialism and ruled by the military government since 1962.

  • Real GDP and GDP Per Capita.
    Matthews, Bruce // Burma (Myanmar) Country Review; 2011, p88 

    A table is presented which lists the real gross domestic product (GDP) and GDP per capita of Burma from 2005 to 2009.

  • Nominal GDP and Components.
    Matthews, Bruce // Burma (Myanmar) Country Review; 2011, p88 

    A table is presented which lists the nominal gross domestic product (GDP) and components of Burma from 2005 to 2009.

  • Book reviews.
    Silverstein, J. // Pacific Affairs; Winter91, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p599 

    Reviews the book `Myanmar Dilemmas and Options: The Challenge of Economic Transition in the 1900s,` edited by Mya Than and Joseph L.H. Tan.

  • Corporate Junta.
    Guo, Jerry // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 11/22/2010, Vol. 156 Issue 21, p5 

    The article offers information on the elections held in Burma in November 2010, which marked the country's transition from military to civilian rule. It is reported that a number of businesspeople have decided to enter the government, some of which where brought in an official capacity. It...

  • ASIA'S RISING NEW STAR.
    King, Mike // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 10/14/2013, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p36 

    The article discusses the transformation of Myanmar's economy and its potential to become a manufacturing giant and a high-growth market. It cites the multipurpose port in Thilawa and similar infrastructure projects and trading zones being planned, or already under construction, at numerous...

  • SAME AS THE OLD BOSS IN BURMA.
    Guo, Jerry // Newsweek; 11/8/2010, Vol. 156 Issue 19, p4 

    The article discusses the November 7, 2010 planned elections in Burma and states that since opposition candidates have not been allowed to participate and the privatization of state-run businesses is by associates of the military junta there will be little change in the political or economic...

  • Government Sector.
    Guo, Jerry // Burma (Myanmar) Country Review; 2008, p84 

    A table is presented which shows the expenditures, revenues, and deficit or surplus of the macroeconomic activity of the government sector in Burma from 2002 to 2006.

  • Government Sector - Graph.
    Guo, Jerry // Burma (Myanmar) Country Review; 2008, p85 

    A graph is presented which shows the expenditures, revenue, and fiscal deficit or surplus of the government sector of Burma from 2002 to 2006.

  • Gross Domestic Product.
    Guo, Jerry // Burma (Myanmar) Country Review; 2008, p86 

    A table is presented which shows the gross domestic product (GDP) from the macroeconomic activity of Burma from 2002 to 2006.

  • MYANMAR: RISK SUMMARY.
    Guo, Jerry // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1; Feb2010, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p7 

    The article reports on the condition of the political, economic, and business environment in Myanmar for 2010.

  • Myanmar.
    Thein Swe // Regional Outlook; 2011/2012 Southeast, p142 

    The article offers information regarding the economic outlook for Myanmar. It mentions that the economy of the country was anticipated by Asian Development Bank (ADB) to grow from two large investments from China including the oil and gas pipeline construction. It states the expected growth of...

  • Country: Burma.
    Thein Swe // 1990 CIA World Factbook; 3/1/2006, p161 

    The article presents information about the political and economic conditions in Burma. Details are presented on the political parties and elections held in the country. Information about the country's gross domestic product (GDP), exports and imports, industrial production, agriculture and...

  • Too early to tell.
    Thein Swe // Asia Insurance Review; Mar2013, p81 

    An interview with Myanma Insurance managing director U Aye Min Thein regarding Myanmar's economy, the plan to open the country's insurance market to foreign insurers and the liberalization of market.

  • PROFILE.
    Thein Swe // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Burma; 7/28/2010, p2 

    The article presents information on Burma. Burma occupies an area of 678,500 square (sq) kilometers (km), with Nay Pyi Taw as its administrative capital city. Its population as of July 2010 is 53.4 million, composed of ethnic groups Burman, Shan, Karen, Rakhine, Chinese and Indian. The country...

  • ECONOMY.
    Thein Swe // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Burma; 7/28/2010, p6 

    The article presents information on the economic condition of Burma as of July 2010. Burma has a wide range of hardwood timber, natural gas and fishery reserves. The increasing oil and gas revenues increased Burma's gross domestic product (GDP), but Burmese government's economic management...

  • ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: Myanmar.
    Mya Than // Regional Outlook; 2010/2011 Southeast, p132 

    The article presents the economic outlook of Burma for 2010-2011. It forecasts that government borrowing continues to rise since government budget deficits have been growing since 2009 and added that better growth prospects lie ahead in 2010 and 2011. It also notes that Burma experienced weak...

  • Macroeconomic Activity Data Tables.
    Mya Than // Myanmar Country Review; 2001/2002, p27 

    Presents charts showing the macroeconomic activity in Myanmar as of July 2001. Real gross domestic product; Employment by sector of origin; Money supply, interest rates and foreign exchange reserves; External debt position.

  • Burma doesn't Want Aid--.
    Butwell, Richard // New Republic; 9/3/66, Vol. 155 Issue 9/10, p14 

    Analyzes the economic situation and international relations of Burma, under government leader General Ne Win, as of September 1966. Comparison by officials of Ne Win's Revolutionary Government of Burma, of their country with India, Indonesia and South Vietnam; Rise in prices of food since Ne...

  • Myanmar' Human and Economic Crisis and Its Regional Implications.
    Matthews, Bruce // Southeast Asian Affairs 2006; 2006, p208 

    The article analyzes the regional implications of the socio-political and economic crises in Myanmar (or Burma). Because it is one of the largest producers of heroin and amphetamines in the world, the country is a threat to regional security. Countries neighboring Myanmar face problems relative...

  • burma - the facts.
    Matthews, Bruce // New Internationalist; May2008, Issue 411, p16 

    The article presents statistics on Burma including the country's population, employment, and average life expectancy.

  • A day in the life -- with interest.
    Palmstrom, Becky // New Internationalist; Nov2010, Issue 437, p44 

    The article discusses the social and economic conditions of urban residents in Burma, which does not have a system of banks. The author reports on the daily life of a boy named Chit Thaw, who borrows money from his neighbors each day. The role of independent moneylenders and pawnshops in the...

  • The Rising Cost of Labor.
    Larmer, Brook // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 05/21/2001 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 137 Issue 21, p20 

    Reports on the cost of labor in Burma in light of globalization. Discussion of the issue of forced labor in Burma; International outrage over the feudal practice; Lawsuit against the American energy company Unocal, which is one of Burma's largest foreign investors as of spring 2001; How Burma's...

  • Inside Mvanmar.
    Malcolm, Teresa // National Catholic Reporter; 3/21/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 15, p5 

    The article provides an overview of the social and economic status of Myanmar under a military regime. According to Catholic missionary Matthew Peters, he had witnessed how the military brutally crushed demonstration led by Buddhist monks. He stressed that military intelligence officers even...

  • Corruption Key Threat To Agricultural Reform.
    Malcolm, Teresa // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1; Feb2010, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p1 

    The article reports on the structure of the agricultural sector in Myanmar. It emphasizes the potential for the country to become a significant exporter of rice over the long term. It indicates that the country's high level of corruption is likely to impair the capital investment needed to boost...

  • Myanmar.
    Malcolm, Teresa // Political Risk Yearbook: Myanmar Country Report; 2011, preceding pPRI-1 

    A political risk report for Myanmar as of December 2010 is presented. The country's overall standing in the Global Political Risk Services (PRS) Risk Index is provided. Highlights of the forecast for Burma include a moderate to very high risk of turmoil in international business, 3.8% real gross...

  • Days of Hope.
    Kuchment, Anna; Beith, Malcolm // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 02/12/2001 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 137 Issue 7, p5 

    Comments on why Burma's military leaders are easing up on their opposition to the National League of Democracy (NLD). Decision of release activists from prison to hold talks with NLD's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi; Suggestion that international sanctions and economic decline are prompting their...

  • Asia: Myanmar.
    Kuchment, Anna; Beith, Malcolm // Electrical Utilities of the World; 2002, p635 

    The article presents an overview of the electric power industry of Burma. The overview includes a summary of the economic conditions of the country, statistics related to electricity generation, transmission and distribution across the country. The electricity supply industry is then discussed...

  • Empirical Statistical Modeling of Rainfall Prediction over Myanmar.
    Wint Thida Zaw; Thinn Thu Naing // Proceedings of World Academy of Science: Engineering & Technolog; Dec2008, Vol. 48, p569 

    One of the essential sectors of Myanmar economy is agriculture which is sensitive to climate variation. The most important climatic element which impacts on agriculture sector is rainfall. Thus rainfall prediction becomes an important issue in agriculture country. Multi variables polynomial...

  • In-house interview with Ooredoo Asia GC: Myanmar calling.
    Kriegler, Yun // Lawyer; 11/18/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 47, p1 

    The article focuses on Scott Weenink, general counsel at the Asian office of the telecommunication provider Ooredoo. Topics include the increase in foreign business travel to Myanmar, the awarding of telecommunications licenses to Ooredoo in Myanmar in 2013, and Weenink's work with an executive...

  • Unhelpful laws in Myanmar.
    Kriegler, Yun // Lawyer; 11/18/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 47, p1 

    The article focuses on business-related legislation in Myanmar in 2014, particularly the Myanmar Foreign Investment Law of 2012. Topics include the Myanmar government's attempts to make the country more investor-friendly, the Myanmar Companies Act 1914 (MCA), and the oversight of the Directorate...

  • ICT: AHEAD OF THE CURVE.
    Kriegler, Yun // Foreign Affairs; Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 92 Issue 1, special section p9 

    The article looks at Myanmar's (Burma's) economy as of 2013, focusing on economic development in the information and communications technologies (ICT) sector. It presents comments from two executives, U Thaung Su Nyein of publishing and electronic commerce company Information Matrix (IM) and Sit...

  • TELCOM SECTOR READY TO TAKE OFF.
    Kriegler, Yun // Foreign Affairs; Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 92 Issue 1, special section p10 

    The article looks at Myanmar's (Burma's) economy as of 2013, focusing on economic development in the telecommunication sector. It says that few Burmese have cell phones or access to Internet service or telephone land lines, noting that this represents a major business opportunity. Other topics...

  • Asia's Next Tigers?
    Coclanis, Peter A. // World Affairs; Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p69 

    The article discusses the economic development of Burma, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines as of March 2013. According to the author, economic forecasts for the three countries indicate positive potential growth even though literacy rates and the exporting of tea, rice, and coconut products seemed...

  • Media: Live issue - Regime change could make Myanmar the next Vietnam.
    Hicks, Robin // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper; 10/19/2007, p107 

    The article presents information on the implications of a change in regime in Myanmar for the advertising and media firms. The article makes specific reference to recent protests and their suppression by the military rulers of the country. It is stated that though normalcy has returned to...

  • Winds of Change.
    Liu, Melinda; Seaton, Jaimie; Coone, Tim; Campbell, Monica // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition); 5/19/2008 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 151 Issue 20, p32 

    This article reports on the effect Cyclone Nargis has had on the people and government of Myanmar, formerly Burma. When the storm hit on May 10, 2008, the military government was preparing a referendum that would legalize its military rule, resulting in a delayed response to the storm that will...

  • Myanmar: A US$2.8 billion market awaits?
    Ang, Benjamin // Asia Insurance Review; Mar2014, p62 

    The article reports on the insurance market in Myanmar as of March 2014, which is projected to generate premium volume of 2.8 billion U.S. dollars in 2030. It is said that foreign investment of permitted enterprises as at end of 2013 was 44.27 billion U.S. dollars. A multi-year development...

  • Commercial focus needed.
    Ang, Benjamin // Railway Gazette International; Dec2012, Vol. 168 Issue 12, p26 

    The article reports on the recommendation by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to restructure the complex and overlapping institutional structure of Myanmar which it believes is impeding the effective management of rail, road, water and air transport. ADB's initial assessment of the Myanmar...

  • Banking and Financial Regulation and Reform in Myanmar.
    Turnell, Sean // Journal of Southeast Asian Economies; Aug2014, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p225 

    For fifty years Myanmar has been without a properly functioning financial system. This absence has been a significant brake on the efficacy of reform in Myanmar, on foreign investment, and on the ability of Myanmar firms to raise the capital they need to grow and prosper. Since 2011, however,...

  • BURMA OPENS FOR BUSINESS.
    MONTLAKE, SIMON // Forbes Asia; Fall2011 Special Issue, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p30 

    The article focuses on a change in the business environment in Burma after initiatives to attract foreign companies by a new, semi-elected government which took power in March 2011. It mentions the promise made by President Thein Sein to support local entrepreneurship and attract foreign...

  • The Rising Cost of Labor.
    Larmer, Brook // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition); 05/21/2001 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 137 Issue 21, p38 

    Reports on the cost of labor in Burma in light of globalization. Discussion of the issue of forced labor in Burma; International outrage over the feudal practice; Lawsuit against the American energy company Unocal, which is one of Burma's largest foreign investors as of spring 2001; How Burma's...

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