The focus of our next Quarterly Economic Development & Outlook discussions is:

Modernizing the Financial Sector

The discussion of “Modernizing the Financial Sector” would be critical to any emerging market economy however this topic takes on a subject of critical importance to Myanmar and its supporting regional banking stakeholders – namely – Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Issues.

This discussion will be held on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 in Yangon.

The subsequent Quarterly Economic Development & Outlook discussions is thereafter scheduled to be held on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 (new date).

A brief Executive Summary of our Q2 2019 (Tuesday, June 4th, 2019) Discussion is now available.

Admission to the Economic Development & Outlook Discussion is free for all Myanmar Economic Forum and Asian Economic Forum members, Myanmar government stakeholders & invited guests. If you know of senior stakeholders and policy makers that would like to be a part of these discussions, please have them contact any of our Committee Co-Chair’s for inclusion.

If you would like to engage with any of our Committee Co-Chairs on any economic discussion subject, please email us at [email protected]


We are extremely grateful to H.E. Mrs. Dorothee Janetzke-Wenzel, The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany for her valuable perspectives and her presentation on “ENERGIEWENDE – Transformation of the German Energy System”

at our last Quarterly Economic Development & Outlook discussion took place on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 in Nay Pyi Taw.

The subject of our discussion was:

Energy diversification & reforms as drivers of stability & peace

in association with Climate Change Economics at the Asian Economic Forum

A brief Executive Summary will be available shortly.


We are extremely grateful to Dr. Thet Thet Khine, Member of Parliament, Dagon Township, Dr. Saw Nay Nwe, Deputy Managing Director at AA Medical Products Ltd and Kyawt Kay Khaing, Deputy CEO at United Amara Bank Limited for their brave thought leadership at:

Economic Engagement with Myanmar – the road ahead

that took place on Wednesday March 27th, 2019 in Bangkok at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand.

We are additionally thankful to Jonathan Head, SE Asia Correspondent at the BBC, who moderated this discussion and also to John Fleming, Senior Commercial Officer and First Secretary at US Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar who provided us with an independent country assessment.


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