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Myanmar have led to a process of decentralization, one in which the states and regions are playing an increasingly important role in the political and economic life of citizens. Recently, Myanmar continues to face challenges to achieving inclusive economic growth. The Asia Foundation carried out the second installment of the MBEI, surveying 5,605 businesses across the country. Conducting the two installments two years apart allows us to begin to track the progress states and regions have made over time. This second publication of this report is to provide more concrete measures of aspects of the business environment relevant to state, region, and township officials and decision-makers. The Foundation’s goal for the MBEI is to provide government officials with the information and tools to better understand the business environment in their state, region, or township and help them design and prioritize reforms that will help businesses prosper in their specific localities. The MBEI project is generously funded by UK Aid through the DaNa Facility.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Business structures and legal registration
  • Economic policy and administration
  • Economy and commerce
  • English
  • Burmese
Use limitations All rights reserved. No part of this report may be reproduced without written permission from The Asia Foundation.
Dataset reference date December 21, 2020
Temporal extent's end date December 31, 2021
  • Myanmar
Process Step See, "1.4. MBEI focus and basic methodology" under the Chapter 1, page.18.
Lineage For all of the sources, see "Works Cited" in the report, p.149.
Responsible party The Asia Foundation No. 11, Ko Min Ko Chin Yeik Thar Street West Ngar Htet Kyi Ward Bahan Township Yangon, Myanmar
Attributes See, "Table of Contents" in the reports for the details.
License Creative Commons Attribution
Copyright Yes
Version 2.0
Keywords MBEI
Date uploaded December 21, 2020, 07:08 (UTC)
Date modified May 2, 2021, 16:54 (UTC)