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Liberalization Boosts Growth in Myanmar

September 5, 2013

A fisherman in Lac Inle. International investment could swiftly alter the lives of Myanmar’s low-income agricultural workers (Photo: Maisant/Corbis)

Myanmar has made impressive strides in opening and liberalizing the economy, boosting growth and the economic outlook, but the formerly isolated country still faces some challenges.

Matt Davies, IMF, Asia and Pacific Department