Creating a business environment that supports and encourages increased foreign direct investment, as well as a vibrant domestic private sector, is a key element in generating strong and sustainable economic growth.
What progress has been made within Myanmar towards achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)? And what part can Myanmar play in discussions for a new set of global development goals post-2015?
Industrial zones can be a powerful instrument for promoting private sector development, improving the competitiveness of targeted businesses, creating employment opportunities and promoting technological advances.
CESD and Myanmar Marketing and Research Development (MMRD) worked with the International Labour Organization to conduct a survey as input to the establishment of a minimum wage. Researchers collected data on existing salaries and wages, and workers’ daily expenses.