Priority investment sectors, Myanmar

Agriculture, manufacturing and infrastructure are listed as overall key investment sectors by the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations, Myanmar. Agriculture and its related services, livestock, breeding and fisheries, forest plantation are relevant according to the priority lists.

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The announcement came out in January 2020 for all 14 States and Regions in the country, including news about tax exemptions for investments in selected sectors.

Myanmar Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) launched an online platform for business registration in 2018 in order to promote both local and foreign investments, and to ease the start of doing business in Myanmar. DICA has plans to further digitalize its services online including granting permits, online payment.

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