Reforms ‘bear fruit’ as economy expands in Burma: IMF
Burma's economy expanded 6.5 percent last year and is set for further modest acceleration, the IMF estimated Wednesday, as sweeping reforms herald hopes of a renaissance for the impoverished nation.
Jared Bissinger: ‘As far as challenges go, there’s plenty’
As an unprecedented amount of investment is set to pour into Burma soon, DVB’s David Stout
IMF ups engagement with Burma
The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday it is stepping up its policy assistance to Burma as the once-pariah nation undertakes economic and social reforms
Burma could be Asia’s next rising star: IMF
Burma could become Asia's next economic engine if it enacts vast reforms, the IMF said Wednesday, signaling the country could receive a Fund monitoring program in 2013.
World Bank lauds Burma’s reforms
Representatives from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund said they are pleased with the ongoing reforms in Burma during a Development Committee meeting in Tokyo. World Bank President Jim Young Kim said there is still a long way to go in Burma, but the World Bank would be supportive of the country.
Japan calls on int’l creditors to support Burma
Japan vowed Thursday to resume loans to a reforming Burma and called on global creditors of the one-time pariah state to chip in more, chiding China for skipping a key lenders' meeting
Burmese SMEs demand an equal chance under FDI laws
As the government irons out the finishing touches to the much-anticipated FDI law, members of the country’s credit-starved small business sector say a five-year tax exemption for foreign firms is unfair
With reforms, Burma eyes economic boom
The International Monetary Fund said Burma could be Asia's next boom economy if the country sticks to its new path of political and economic reforms
Burma starts new currency regime
Burma today set a new exchange rate of 818 kyat to the dollar, ending decades of market distortion in its most radical economic reform yet
US eases Burma sanctions, allows IMF in
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signs a partial waiver of restrictions imposed under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act
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