The third annual Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) survey reveals that central banks view BRI investment as sustainable compared with other forms of external debt, particularly given it is often proportionally less significant. Despite growing global trade…
Investor confidence is being damaged by sustained conflict, despite robust growth
Insight and perspectives from the world's leaders, premier policy-makers and financiers
Over the past five years, China has invested more than $70 billion in Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) countries, of which there are now in excess of 100. Leading Chinese and international policy-makers explain how BRI efforts are progressing. This section…
Move comes as yuan use rises and dollar use falls, analysts say
Central bank follows IMF recommendation and also lowers official exchange rate
The 79-year-old junta-era official will lead the central bank until 2023
Seven foreign banks received a long-awaited approval to provide trade finance to local exporters
CBM loosens regulations on overdraft facilities in response to market concern
People moves in France, Myanmar and Basel
Nigerian governor appointed president of African Association of Central Banks
Singapore monetary authority managing director says Myanmar must liberalise its financial sector, but at a measured pace
Forum on improving statistics held in Washington in the same week as Myanmar joined the GDDS initiative; Argentina remains in the doghouse over inadequate GDP and inflation data
Former governor was replaced in July by his predecessor, and made one of three vice-governors; he has now been ‘allowed to resign of his own volition', according to the presidency
Myanmar: New frontiers
Asian Development Bank furthers "re-engagement" with Myanmar by opening an office; alternate executive director from the country also joins ADB board of directors
Central bank announces managed currency float will commence next month; first public statement on exchange rate reform since military government left power last year
Regional $120 billion currency swap arrangement between ASEAN members and east Asian powerhouses comes into force
The 13 countries participating in the Chiang Mai Initiative to create bilateral currency swaps have reached an agreement on the main components of the scheme.
The Asian Clearing Union (ACU) concluded its two-day technical committee meeting Wednesday 19 July calling for the admission of countries beyond the ESCAP Asia/Pacific region.
Members of the Asian Clearing Union (ACU) will meet in Dhaka this week to discuss ways to make their payment systems easier to use to boost trade, a Bangladesh central bank official told Reuters.
The Central Bank of Myanmar on 5 June moved its headquarters to Naypyidaw, the new administrative capital, The Myanmar Times reported.
SOUTH KOREA - Bank of Korea Gov. Chon-Chol-hwan will travel to the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar till next Monday at the invitation of Kyaw Kyaw Maung, head of Myanmar's central bank.
MYANMAR - Deciding to dine out in Myanmar will no longer be a headache of currency proportions for many diners in the country, reports Channel News Asia.