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Trade and Business in Myanmar (Burma)



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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Myanmar (Burma).

  1. Introduction to the Union of Myanmar (Burma) - Southeast Asia ASEAN.
    1. Aung San Suu Kyi (Nobel Peace Prize).
  2. Burmese economy;
  3. Doing Business in Yangon;
  4. Burmese International Trade (Import, Export);
  5. Port of Yangon;
  6. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Myanmar;
  7. Case Study:
    1. Myanmar Brewery;
    2. Waaneiza;
    3. Mobilemate Telecommunications.
  8. Access to the Burmese market;
  9. Business Plan for Myanmar.

The purposes of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Union of Myanmar” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Burmese Economy and Foreign Trade;
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Union of Myanmar;
  3. To explore the Burmese trade relations with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Burmese Trade Agreements;
  5. To examine the profile of Burmese companies;
  6. To develop a business plan for the Burmese market.

Sample:
Foreign Trade and Business in Myanmar:
Myanmar Brewery (Course Master Doctorate)

Trade and Business in Southeast Asia (ASEAN) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Asia Online Masters, Doctorate (Global Business, Foreign Trade)

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Myanmar” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Doctorate (DIB): Asian Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Masters (MIB): International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB) - Online Education

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English or Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Myanmar Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Myanmar.

  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Myanmar”: 1 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration: one week.

EENI Doctorate and Masters in Global Business adapted to the Myanmar Online Master / Doctorate in International Business, Foreign Trade Burmese students.

Foreign Trade and Business in Myanmar (Burma).

Global Transport and Logistics. Online Education (Course, Doctorate, Master)

Sample:
East-West Economic Corridor (Myanmar-Thailand-Laos-Vietnam)

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements (FTA). Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Burmese Trade Agreements and or preferential market access:

  1. Myanmar and the Buddhist Economic Area;
  2. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    1. ASEAN Economic Community;
    2. ASEAN Free-Trade Area (AFTA);
    3. Free Trade Agreements (as a member of the ASEAN): Australia-New Zealand, India, Canada, China, the European Union (EU), Japan, South Korea, the United States, Australia- New Zealand and Pakistan;
    4. Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS);
    5. Mekong River Commission (MRC) (dialogue partner).
  3. Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS);
  4. Bay of Bengal Initiative (BIMSTEC);
  5. Asian Clearing Union (ACU);
  6. Regional Comprehensive Economic Association (RCEP);
  7. European Union Generalized System of Preferences (GSP);
  8. Trade Agreements with Bangladesh, Israel, and Sri Lanka;
  9. Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries (GSTP);
  10. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Observer).

Sample:
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

  1. World Trade Organization (WTO)
    1. WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
    2. WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS);
    3. WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT);
    4. WTO Agreement on Preshipment Inspection (PSI);
    5. WTO Agreement on Safeguards (SG);
    6. WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).
  2. World Customs Organization (WCO)
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC).
  3. International Bureau of Containers and Intermodal Transport (BIC);
  4. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO, Chicago Convention);
  5. International Maritime Organization (IMO)
    1. Convention Relating to Temporary Admission (Istanbul Convention) - not a member.
  6. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC, UN) - not a member.

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Asian Economic Institutions

Asian Trade and Economic Organizations:

  1. Boao Forum for Asia;
  2. Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD);
  3. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP);
  4. Asian Development Bank (ADB);
  5. Colombo Plan;
  6. Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC);
  7. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership;
  8. Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED).

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Globalization and International Organizations

Global Organizations:

  1. United Nations (UN)
    1. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
    2. International Trade Centre (INTRACEN);
    3. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
  2. World Bank (WB);
  3. World Trade Organization (WTO);
  4. International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Sample:
Bay of Bengal Initiative (BIMSTEC): Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan, and Nepal

The Union of Myanmar (Asia):

  1. Borders of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar: China, Laos, Thailand, Bangladesh, and India;
  2. Capital of Burma is Naypyidaw;
  3. The largest city of Myanmar: Yangon (Rangoon);
  4. Burmese is the official language (32 million speakers);
  5. 68% of the population of Myanmar are Burmese;
  6. Burmese population: 51.4 million people;
  7. Area of Myanmar: 676,578 square kilometers;
  8. Type of Government of Myanmar: Unitary Parliamentary Republic;
  9. Burmese Independence: 1948 (United Kingdom).

Main religion in Burma: Theravada Buddhism (89% of the Burmese population - 60 million people).

  1. Christianity is the second religion (7%);
  2. 1 million of Baptists.

Burma belongs to the Buddhist Civilization

Buddhism and Global Business. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Sample:
Aung San Suu Kyi Nobel Peace Prize (Course Master Doctorate)

Burmese Economy:

  1. The Government controlled the activity in the strategic sector of the Burmese economy: energy, heavy industry, and international trade of rice (control local rice prices);
  2. The Military commercial entities dominate the economy of Myanmar;
  3. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar is rich in resources (hardwood timber, natural gas, fishery reserves, gems, and jade);
  4. The agricultural sector (agriculture, livestock, fisheries, and forestry) represent 50% of the Burmese gross domestic product;
  5. In the recent years, the Union of Myanmar has liberalized local and international trade, promoting the private sector and opening the country to the FDI;
  6. Burmese Currency: Kyat (K) (MMK).

Sample:
Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor, Road Transportation Course

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

International Trade of Burma.

  1. Rice exports of Burma hit a record;
  2. The main Burmese export products of Myanmar are natural gas (38%), agricultural export products (18%), precious stones, timber and forest products, and marine products;
  3. The largest Export Markets of Myanmar are Thailand (40%), Singapore (13%), Hong Kong and India (11%), the People's Republic of China (8%), and Malaysia;
  4. The main imports products of Myanmar are petroleum, textiles, machinery parts, steel, iron, and bars;
  5. The largest Burmese import markets of Myanmar are Singapore (30%), China (18%), the Bahamas (13%), Thailand, and Japan;
  6. The Port of Yangon is the largest port in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (90% of the foreign trade -exports and imports-).

Sample:
Foreign Trade and Business in Myanmar (Course Master Doctorate)

Sample:
Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS): Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam

Sample:
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-Canada Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Sample:
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Sample:
Greater Mekong Subregion (Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar...)



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