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TitleMyanmar's integration with the world : challenges and policy options
Author edited by Prabir De, Ajitava Raychaudhuri
ImprintSingapore : Palgrave Macmillan, 2017
Descript xxii, 232 pages : Illustrations ; 21 cm

SUMMARY

This book comprehensively investigates the challenges to Myanmar’s access to the global market. Myanmar is a late entrant in the global trade and investment scenario after years of isolation. However, it has large untapped potentials for trade and investment in minerals, agro and forest based industries, other labour intensive industries, services like tourism, IT, etc. Different chapters of the book explore the implication of democratic transition of Myanmar, the progress of Myanmar’s industry and infrastructure, its international linkages and feasible options for integrating more in regional economic groups and also analyses how far Myanmar could exploit the global value chain. Although a number of reports have discussed sector specific prospects of Myanmar, this book is an authoritative work on these aspects for policy planners, academicians, researchers as well as potential investors.


CONTENT

Introduction by Prabir De and Ajitava Raychaudhuri -- Myanmar’s Political Transition by Sanjay Pulipaka -- Myanmar’s Growth and Employment Potential through Trade and Investment: Some Challenging Issues by Ajitava Raychaudhuri -- Myanmar – India Trade: An Empirical Study on Possible Employment Benefits for the State of Mizoram, by Partha S. Banerjee and Biswajit Nag -- Myanmar: Elements of a Policy Research Agenda in Services Trade, by Pierre Sauvé -- Myanmar, Say Hello to the World of Global Value Chains, by Thomas Bernhardt -- NTMs in Textile and Apparel Industry in Myanmar, Analysis of Impacts of Trade Barriers, by Zin Zin Naing -- Chapter 8. Myanmar Technical and Vocational Education Training System and Policy Reform, by Cho Tin Tun Kirkpatrick -- Regional Integration and Myanmar: Current Status and Prospects, by Prabir De -- ASEAN Economic Community and Preparedness of Myanmar's Services Sector: Case of Telecommunications Services, by Cho Cho Thein and Tha Pye Nyo.


Burma -- Economic conditions -- 1988- Burma -- Economic policy -- 1988- Burma -- Foreign economic relations International economic relations

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