Access to finance is frequently identified as the largest barrier for small and medium enterprises, but often they do not have their own fiscal house in order to receive this finance.
The Ministry of Energy says it has submitted essential data for the first Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative report, though it may take some time to filter to the committee responsible for writing the report.
Local grocery buyers are complaining that peanut oil prices have doubled. They blame a number of causes, such as recent floods restricting supply, a tense political situation or increases in public servant salaries.
The Central Bank of Myanmar will take action against companies that encourage dollarisation, according to a senior official with the bank’s Foreign Exchange Management Department.