Myanmar continues to generate intense investor interest in what remains one of the world’s largest underdeveloped markets.
Myanmar is making valiant strides in leveraging its geopolitically strategic position, rich natural resources, young labor force, over 50 million strong population, and proximity to some of the most dynamic economies in the world, to propel its nation and people to greater prosperity and step out of the shadow of its authoritarian past. To these ends, Myanmar is actively encouraging foreign investment, with many international companies having already established a presence in the country, and many more eager to follow suit. Nonetheless, many risks remain.
This guide will serve as an essential reference tool for international investors seeking to do business in Myanmar, while carefully navigating the various challenges and pitfalls of its legal and commercial environment.