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Myanmar Research

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Working Paper
Luna-Martinez Jose De, Anantavrasilpa RatchadaApr 08, 2014

Myanmar is an agricultural country. It is estimated that the agriculture sector represents between 35 to 40 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) and that up to 70 percent of the labor force (of 32.5 million)...

Other Agricultural Study
Feb 28, 2014

Improving agricultural productivity and promoting exports are top priorities for the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Given the centrality of rice to the rejuvenation of agriculture in Myanmar,...

Economic Updates and Modeling
Oct 01, 2013

This economic update provides an overview for 2012 and 2013 in Myanmar, years during which the economy continued to accelerate. The main drivers of growth were increased gas production, services, construction,...

Other Financial Sector Study
May 01, 2013

The Public Financial Management Performance Report (PFM-PR) is the first comprehensive review of Myanmar PFM system. There is no recent history of development partner engagement on PFM reform and little had been...

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