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MYANMAR-ENTER THE DRAGON

MYANMAR-ENTER THE DRAGON
Yunan-Myanmar border, Sept 2009. Wikimedia Commons

By Sithu Aung Myint

Frontier Myanmar-Nov 30

The Myanmar government needs to ensure that mega Chinese investment projects truly serve the national interest.  On November 8, the Myanmar government and one of China’s biggest conglomerates, state-owned CITIC Group Corporation Ltd, signed a framework agreement for the Kyaukphyu deep-water port project in Rakhine State. Deputy Minister of Finance and Planning U Set Aung, who chairs the Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone management committee, said the signing had followed lengthy and difficult negotiations between the two sides.

Read more at: https://frontiermyanmar.net/en/enter-the-dragon

First published in: Frontier Myanmar

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