Harnessing FDI and Enabling Myanmar’s Business Environment

Focus Asia September, 2015, No. 14

As its economy opens, Myanmar needs to fully benefit from foreign investment to secure its economic growth. But while FDI inflows into Myanmar have burgeoned, a significant challenge remains to create an environment in which the benefits of FDI are maximized and translate into sustainable economic development. Phyu Phyu Mar outlines some of the necessary steps and actions the government and other stakeholders should take to create a better enabling environment for FDI.