The delay of the much-anticipated reform comes as Suu Kyi faces criticism that she has neglected economic reforms.
Burmese leader bids to attract more overseas businesses to create jobs and improve Burma’s crumbling infrastructure.
A group of 30 Burmese business leaders will travel to Japan as State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi begins a five-day visit to the country today.
Aung San Suu Kyi promises a clearer legal framework and opportunities in untapped economic sectors in a bid to attract investors after the lifting of US sanctions.
A business watchdog group warns Burmese companies that if they want to thrive in the post-sanctions economy, they’ll have to be more open and transparent.
Thai leasing company GL is acquiring a 71.9 percent stake in BG Microfinance Myanmar, with plans to expand its lending portfolio from US$1 million to $40 million in 2017.