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  • Myanmar Enterprise Survey 2014: Early Findings

    The World Bank Group's Enterprise Survey in Myanmar finds that reforms of the country’s investment climate are urgent across a number of areas, especially access to finance, lan...

  • Overdue Diligence: Teak Exports from Myanmar in Breach of European Union Rules

    Following an investigation into the placement of Burmese teak from Myanmar onto the European Union (EU) market, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has submitted legal ...

  • Myanmar Timber Legality Assurance System (MTLAS) Gap Analysis Project: Final Report

    This report outlines the results of the Myanmar Timber Legality Assurance System (MTLAS) gap analysis exercise. It documents the existing MTLAS and describes some of the gaps ob...

  • Country Progress Report: Myanmar at 6th Sub-regional Workshop on Timber Legality Assurance

    This presentation is from the 6th Sub-Regional Workshop on Timber Legality Assurance. It considers forestry in Myanmar and the chain of custody for forest products, including an...

  • Framework for Assessing Legality of Forestry Operations, Timber Processing and Trade Annex: Myanmar

    This presentation provides a framework for assessing the legality of forestry operations, including a set of principles with criterion and different indicators. The timber legal...

  • Burma and Transnational Crime

    Report by the Congressional Research Service on transnational organized crime in Burma (Myanmar). Transnational crime in Burma bears upon U.S. interests as it threatens regional...

  • 28 Tax Revenue Officials Implicated in Corruption Case

    An article about implicating tax revenue officials in corruption case.

  • Timber Trade Country Profile - Myanmar

    According to the FAO (2015) Myanmar has around 29.0 million hectares of forested land, which constitutes to 44.2% of the total land area. Around 28.1 million hectares are primar...

  • Community Forestry in Myanmar: Progress and Potentials

    This paper is the main output of a research project initiated by Pyoe Pin, and led by ECCDI with support from the University of East Anglia, whose aim has been to fill the gap i...

  • Community Forestry Instructions Notification No (84/2016)

    The objectives of the Community Forestry Instructions are: a. To address the basic needs of timber and non-timber products for local people; b. To create job opportunities and i...

  • Global Forest Resources Assessment 2015: Country Report - Myanmar

    FAO, at the request of its member countries, regularly monitors the world´s forests and their management and uses through the Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA). This coun...

  • ILO Lifts All Restrictions on Burma

    An article in The Irrawaddy on the announcement by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to lift restrictions on Myanmar. The restrictions, which were imposed by the UN ag...

  • Myanmar in Deforestation Crisis

    Myanmar's forest coverage is down to only a fifth of the country's total area and officials say they want a total ban on exporting wood to foreign countries.The country's Natura...

  • Myanmar to Draft First Labour Safety Law

    An article published in the English language weekly Myanmar Times on the first law on safety and health in workplaces being drafted by the Ministry of Labour of Myanmar in 2013.

  • The Settlement of Labour Dispute Law (The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 5/2012)

    The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw hereby enacts this Law for safeguarding the right of workers or having good relationship between employer and workers and making peaceful workplace or obt...

  • The Labour Organization Law (The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 7/2011)

    The Ministry of Labour, in exercising the powers conferred under section 57 of the Labour Organization Law, hereby issues the following rules with the approval of the Union Gove...

  • The Commercial Tax Law (The State Law and Order Restoration Council Law No. 8/90)

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  • Foreign Investment Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 21/2012)

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  • Export and Import Law (The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No.17/2012)

    The objectives of this Law are as follows: (a) to enable to implement the economic principles of the State successfully; (b) to enable to lay down the policies relating to expor...

  • The Forest Law (The State Law and Order Restoration Council Law No. 8/92)

    The Forest Law determines the basic principles, regulations and measures on sustainable management, preservation, development, utilization and inspection of forest resources and...