SEZs in Myanmar should learn from international experience

Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Myanmar should encourage policy experimentation and focus on tech spillovers, an economist told The Myanmar Times. By early June, 95 percent of the land plots in Thilawa SEZ zone A had been sold and the building of manufacturing plants is ongoing, while zone B is already under construction. At the same time, Dawei SEZ has been further delayed, whereas a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Kyaukphyu SEZ is expected to take place very soon.

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