2015 elections to be held late Oct/ early Nov: UEC; Thai steel giant announces factory in Thilawa; 50 billion invested in Burma by 780 firms; JICA backs Rangoon-Mandalay railway upgrade.
P&G joins US Chamber of Commerce in Burma; Telenor turns on its network in Burma; PTTEP to increase Burma investment by US$3.3bn; No tax exemption for INGO workers;
The British Chamber of Commerce launched on Tuesday in Rangoon, paving the way for UK businesses to promote investments in Burma.
While Australia’s foreign policy with Burma was once centred on human rights, trade and investment have now trumped the government’s former goals
Now that most major sanctions against Burma have been dropped, who is set to profit most as the country continues its ‘reform’ process?