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|Title:||Financial development in Myanmar and the role of Japan||Authors:||Kikuchi, Tomoo
|Keywords:||Country and Region Studies
International Political Economy
|Issue Date:||2019||Source:||Kikuchi, T., & Masutomo, T. (2019). Financial development in Myanmar and the role of Japan. (RSIS Working Paper, No. 321). Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.||Series/Report no.:||RSIS Working Papers, 321-19||Abstract:||Since 2011, under the Thein Sein government, Myanmar has started to build financial institutions almost from scratch. Japan has played a leading role in this effort, writing off debt, opening the Yangon Stock Exchange, vying for the entry of Japanese banks, and laying out finance-related laws. Myanmar’s weak institutions present considerable challenges. By examining common features of financial markets in Southeast Asia, this paper identifies the preconditions for financial development to be a vehicle for Myanmar’s industrialisation as well as the rationale for Japan’s public and private involvement in Myanmar.||URI:||https://hdl.handle.net/10356/104048
|Rights:||Nanyang Technological University||Fulltext Permission:||open||Fulltext Availability:||With Fulltext|
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