Myanmar economy springs back to life

Greater political freedom brings benefits for businesses in capital after years of economic sanctions and stagnation.

    Amid growing religious and ethnic violence in Myanmar, greater political freedom for some is bringing economic benefits for small businesses in the capital.

    Myanmar’s economy is slowly coming back to life after years of mismanagement and economic sanctions.

    Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Yangon.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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