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Low base High growth Favourable Economic Structure The opening of Myanmar’s economy presents economic opportunities arising from Myanmar’s: (a) low economic base; (b) wealth of natural resources; (d) large potential market. http://country.eiu.com/myanmar EIU forecasts real GDP growth will average 8-9% annually in 2016-20, underpinned by strong investment activity. US$64.8b (70 th ) http://databank.worldbank.org/data/download/GDP.pdf US$1,203 per capita (150 th ) http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.PCAP.CD?end=2015&locations=MM&page=1&start=2005 World Economic Forum Competitiveness Ranking: 131 st /140 (2015-2016) http://reports.weforum.org/global-competitiveness-report-2015-2016/competitiveness-rankings/ World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index: 170 th /190 http://www.doingbusiness.org/rankings Economic expansion will continue to be supported by greater inflows of foreign investment, following the lifting of sanctions by the international community and economic reforms. Improved access to capital and foreign markets is likely to spur activity in other parts of the economy such as tourism, manufacturing and agriculture. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) projected that Myanmar’s per capita
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  • Fall '16
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