Why Myanmar?

A Hot Tip about Foreign Direct Investment in Myanmar

Posted on: 20 Mar 2012

Some Indicators of Myanmar's Potential

    * Largest country on mainland South-east Asia
    * Access to major Indian Ocean shipping lanes
    * Gateway to potential market of around 2 billion consumers- links South-east Asia, China and the Indian
       sub-continent- potential as a trade and transportation hub
    * Shares borders with Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand
    * Existing well-established trade channels link to China, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and India
    * Domestic population of around 56 million
    * Natural resources include petroleum, timber, tin, zinc, coal, lead, marble, natural gas, hydropower and
      precious gems such as rubies and jade
    * Strong tourism potential: Landscapes encompass Himalayan Range, tropical forests, pristine beaches,
      off-shore islands and extensive inland waterways.  Ethnic variety and associated cultural architecture,
      artifacts and events have significant tourist potential


Posted: 20 March 2012

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