Myanmar : Recent Economic Developments

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

April 26, 1997

Summary:

This paper reviews economic developments in Myanmar during 1992–96. There has been a strong recovery in output in response to reforms, with annual economic growth averaging about 8 percent during 1992/93–1995/96. The recovery has been driven by an increase in agricultural production and foreign investment, especially in tourism and extractive industries. Official estimates suggest that the economy grew by 9.8 percent in 1995/96. During 1992/93–1995/96, annual agricultural output rose by an average of about 8 percent per year.

Series:

Country Report No. 97/31

Subject(s):

English

Publication Date:

April 26, 1997

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451826678/1934-7685

Stock No:

1MMREA0011997

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

120

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