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Suu Kyi’s calls for more FDI in Burma may have worked

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05.12.2018

LAST month, Burma’s (Myanmar) de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi implored foreign investors to take a punt on her country, amid international criticisms for her handling of the crisis involving her country’s Rohingya minority.

After touring Asia in recent months to drum up support for her country’s economy, several parties have reportedly begun showing interest in pouring more funds in Southeast Asia’s “Final Frontier”, as Suu Kyi puts it.

This comes as the World Bank predicts a seven percent growth of Burma’s economy next year and despite a tangle of investment laws, flailing currency and widespread conflicts and corruption tainting the country’s reputation ever since Suu Kyi’s civilian government took over Juna rule in 2016.

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Last week, several Hong Kong........

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