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Title: Central Statistical Corganisation: Selected Monthly Economic Indicators
Description/subject: Selected Monthly Economic Indicators: * Foreign Trade * Production * Prices * Finance * Foreign Investment * Transportation and Travel * Labour and Employment
Language: English
Source/publisher: [Myanmar] Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010

Title: Ministry of Finance (MOF)
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Ministry of Finance
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.modins.net/myanmarinfo/ministry/finance.htm
Date of entry/update: 27 September 2015

Individual Documents

Title: Rapid Value Chain Assessment: Structure and Dynamics of the Rice Value Chain in Myanmar
Date of publication: March 2013
Description/subject: This Background Paper is an integral part of the Diagnostic Assessment. It involves an assessment of the Myanmar rice value chain within the context of the Myanmar rice industry. Special focus is paid to its structure and performance, dynamics, and future prospects. Also included is a consideration of its weaknesses and constraints that had influenced the development of the industry as well as an evaluation of the prospect of improving the value chain and consequently the industry and suggesting crucial steps that should be taken for the short game and the long game. Basically, the report integrates the findings from intensive literature review and desk research coupled with observations and interviews conducted during field visits in October and November 2012 and supplemented by persona communication with key players in the public and private sectors as well as civil society at various levels of the rice value chain.
Author/creator: Larry C.Y. Wong and Eh Mywe Aye Wai
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Development Resource Institute - Centre for Economic and Social Development (MDRI-CESD)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 April 2016

Title: New Rivalry Taking Shape?
Date of publication: August 2002
Description/subject: "Rumors of a split within Burma�s ruling military council have long focused on the alleged enmity between Gen Maung Aye and Lt-Gen Khin Nyunt. But now it appears that a new standoff has emerged, with even greater potential to jeopardize the junta�s unity. According to sources in Tokyo and Rangoon, Sr-Gen Than Shwe, chairman of the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), has begun to assert greater authority over the regime�s economic policies, pitting him against its economics czar, Gen David Abel. Abel, who is a minister for the prime minister�s office, is highly regarded by Asian economic planners as a rare realist within Burma�s ruling clique. They see him as a key player in efforts to implement reforms needed to lift the country out of its economic morass. As such, he is a familiar face at regional gatherings aimed at enhancing Burma�s economic engagement with the rest of Asia..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy" Vol. 10, No. 6, July-August 2002
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 17 August 2010

Title: Brigadier General Zaw Tun on Burma's Economy
Date of publication: 07 July 2000
Description/subject: [BurmaNet adds-This translation of an unpublished report was circulated on mailing lists on August 10, 2000. The original speech was on July 7. The comments attributed to Gen. Zaw Tun indicate a frankness and grasp of economics not generally displayed by a ranking member of the regime.] "Brigadier General Zaw Tun, Deputy Minister for National Planning and Economic Development, delivered a speech at the "Seminar on Myanmar Economy" held in the Padamya conference room of the Department of Management Studies, Institute of Economics, on 7 July 2000. The seminar lasted over 3 hours from 9:00am to 12:15pm..." He was subsequntly dismissed. See "A Reply to Zaw Tun" by Burma Economic Watch in this section at http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/Reply_to_Zaw_Tun.htm
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC>ABSDF>BurmanetNews
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Title: Review of the Financial, Economic & Social Conditions of the Union of Myanmar
Date of publication: June 1997
Description/subject: Excerpts from a report by the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development > "Burma Debate", Vol. IV, No. 2
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003