Investment for development
Myanmar - OECD Investment Policy Review
Date of publication
1 March 2014
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LAUNCH OF THE REVIEW
1 March 2014 - Myamar's Minister of National Planning and Economic Development, Dr. Kan Zaw officially launched the Myanmar Investment Policy Review in Nay Pyi Taw. The launch was followed by a detailed presentation of the findings at a conference in Yangon on 4 March.
>> News release
>> Executive summary, assessment and recommendations (pdf)
>> Slides showing key findings from the review
>> Investment Policy Review (pdf, 2.4 mb)
ABOUT THE BOOK
The Myanmar government, in partnership with the OECD and ASEAN, has undertaken a review of its investment policies as part of an active programme of investment policy reforms to make the country a more attractive destination for investors.
Myanmar has already addressed shortcomings in its investment regime and this review enables the government to assess its economic and investment policies and identify priorities for further reform.
This review, one of the first international initiatives carried out by the Myanmar government in the area of investment policy, took place within the framework of the ASEAN-OECD Investment Programme.
“In our due diligence, we are asked to look at challenges and gaps…which are well documented in the OECD report. I recommend this report to everybody because our experience…is very confirming of the findings. It is a very good study.”
Ed Potter, Director, Global Workplace Rights, The Coca-Cola Company on the Investment Policy Review of Myanmar.
Executive summary, assessment and recommendations (pdf)
Trends in foreign investment
Responsible business conduct
Regulation and protection of investment
Investment promotion and facilitation
Developing the financial sector
Other aspects of the Policy Framework for Investment in Myanmar
Promoting sustainable investment in agriculture