Burma: Business and Investment Opportunities in Emerging Myanmar

Burma: Business and Investment Opportunities in Emerging Myanmar

by Balbir Bhasin


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This book is a practical and comprehensive guide to succeeding in business and investing in emerging
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. It covers the country's history, geography, demographics and market size, political environment, economic conditions and industries, and legal framework, cultural idiosyncrasies including religious issues. It also discusses language,
beliefs and customs, business etiquette and attitudes,
management and working styles, meetings and decision making, and negotiation strategies that work.
The author identifies incentives offered with regard to tax relief and repatriation of profits, the various sectors that are opening up, and where opportunities for participation exist. He also highlights the risks inherent in entering an emerging and new market economy and suggests ways of mitigating these risks. Strategies for success in an emerging Myanmar are propounded for both investors and businesses.
This book allows for a deeper understanding of the business environment in Myanmar. You will be better able to evaluate the risk factors and options available and then make meaningful investment and business decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606494097
Publisher: Business Expert Press
Publication date: 01/15/2013
Pages: 125
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Dr. Balbir B. Bhasin is the Ross Pendergraft Endowed
Professor of International Business at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. He holds a Master of International
Management (MIM) degree (with distinctions)
from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in
Arizona, and a PhD in International Business from the
University of South Australia in Adelaide. Dr. Bhasin has spoken at both Harvard and Oxford. He is multicultured and multilingual and has lived and done business in
Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and Africa. He is also the author of Doing Business in the ASEAN Countries and Assessing and Mitigating Business Risks in India. He advises companies eager to benefit from the opportunities in emerging Asia.

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