Asia Pacific: Off course

Author: | Published: 22 Feb 2016

When the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) announced its second round of foreign bank licensing last December, many were shocked by the pace of the country's liberalisation. But whether their astonishment was a remnant of euphoria from the National League's landslide election victory, or dizziness from a sudden revocation of all foreign exchange licences, was anyone's guess. While some domestic and foreign banks have questioned the government's seemingly overzealous quest for foreign investment, with the first round...