Myanmar’s 5 growth sectors highlighted

INFRASTRUCTURE, ICT, agriculture and processing, manufacturing and tourism are highlighted as the most attractive sectors for Thai investors looking to establish a presence in Myanmar.

At a seminar hosted yesterday by Bangkok Bank, Nattawin Pongpetrarat, vice chairman of the Thai Business Association of Myanmar, said a large number of infrastructure projects ranging from roads to ports to postal services were planned in Myanmar thanks to financial assistance from foreign donor countries.

Because of poor road infrastructure and a shortage of skilled labour, many companies are investing hugely in information and communications technology (ICT), promising potential for e-commerce and online services.

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