Preliminary report on economic and engineering survey of Burma for Burma Economic Council
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Published by The Company in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Burma -- Economic conditions,
  • Burma -- Economic policy

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StatementKnappen Tippetts Abbett Engineering Co. ; associated with Pierce Management, inc. and Robert R. Nathan Associates, inc..
ContributionsBurma. Economic Council
LC ClassificationsHC437B8 T53
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 224 p., [43] leaves of plates (36 fold.) :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21465225M

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The Burma Economic Development Corporation (BEDC), formerly the Defence Services Institute (DSI), was Burma's largest economic enterprise in the late s. A state-run enterprise, it was established in May , under the Burma Economic Development Corporation Act with the resumption of civilian rule, although it remained under military control. Headquarters: Rangoon. cal economy of Burma has taken shape, and the problems in the political economy of Burma at the present day have their roots in the process of its social and economic evolution. If this little book helps to give Burmans a * It is convenient to denote all Burma nationals comprehen­ sively as Burmans. Burma’s economic growth rate recovered from a low growth under 6% in but has been volatile between 6% and % during the past few years. Burma’s abundant natural resources and young labor force have the potential to attract foreign investment in the energy, garment, information technology, and food and beverage sectors. History Classical era. Historically, Burma was the main trade route between India and China since BC. The Mon Kingdom of lower Burma served as important trading centre in the Bay of Bengal.. According to Michael Adas, Ian Brown, and other economic historians of Burma, Burma's pre-colonial economy in Burma was essentially a subsistence economy, with the majority of the population Currency: kyat (MMK).

Learn more about the Burma economy, including the population of Burma, GDP, facts, trade, business, inflation and other data and analysis on its economy from the Index of Economic Freedom. Economic and engineering development of Burma: comprehensive report / prepared for the Government of the Union of Burma [by] Knappen Tippetts Abbett McCarthy, Engineers, in association with Pierce Management, Inc., and Robert R. Nathan Associates, Inc Knappen, Tippetts, Abbett, McCarthy, Engineers, in association with Pierce Management, Inc. Filed under: Burma -- Economic conditions -- 21st century Myanmar: The State, Community and the Environment (), ed. by Monique Skidmore and Trevor Wilson (PDF with commentary at ANU E Press) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Aung San was first and foremost a patriotic Burmese nationalist, but he had come to see socialism as the solution to the economic problems of Burma. About he may have come to see Marxism as the answer to Burma's political problems, but he was pragmatic rather than doctrinaire.

The SLORC renames the nation the Union of Myanmar, dropping the name "Burma," and liberalizes the economy. Elections are held, and the opposition National League for Democracy wins a clear majority. The SLORC refuses to cede power and opposition leaders are jailed. The Asian economic crisis damages Burma's economy. Apr 26,  · The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Economics Unit’s economic factsheets summarise key economic data for over of the world’s economies on just 2 pages. Sep 01,  · General Ne Win overthrew Burma's short-lived democratic government in 's military coup, and, in an effort to move toward a socialist economy, instituted a new economic plan dubbed the "Burmese Way to Socialism." As part of this plan, Ne Win nationalized business and created government monopolies on staple goods such as rice and salt. More notably, in order to keep food prices low for . During the s, the capital of Rangoon was one of the commercial centers of Southeast Asia. At the time, the World Bank estimated that Burma would become one of the most prosperous countries of the region. But independence, democracy, and a free market economy failed to produce political stability or economic prosperity.