Business Management

Myanmar (Burma): Spotlight

The recent political change in Myanmar has seen it turn a corner. As the country opens up and international sanctions are relaxed, potential investors and philanthropic multinational companies are getting excited. Take Google and Myanmar for example. Since 2004 Google has made bold commitments to philanthropy, whilst Myanmar has just emerged from a repressive military dictatorship. A match made in heaven? Google’s Eric Schmidt was the first US executive to travel to the post-regime country… and used the opportunity to speak extensively about free speech. So what does all this mean for Burma's IT and business? And what do Burma's IT and business professionals think about the potential of the country’s IT market?

The full findings are available here.


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