“Interestingly, the level of interest among potential investors and business partners is quite high – but the lack of available information makes it difficult to obtain the data needed to make decisions and to channel this enthusiasm into viable implementation strategies,” he said.
Mr Rabin said technical information, such as the details of specific laws and regulations, are relatively easy to track down but “underlying dynamics and attractions” were far more challenging, and the guide aimed to address this problem.
“By highlighting both positive and negative aspects of the transformation now underway, the reader is better able to better evaluate Myanmar’s potential, as well as the difficulties of operating in this market,” he said.
“We are also working with them to find distributors in other ASEAN and Asian markets, and are now making arrangements to offer it for sale in both hard copy and ebook form on Amazon, the Apple store and our site,” he said.
The first edition was 57 pages long and published just before the April 2012 by-elections and the new edition is about twice the length – totalling more than 100 pages,” he told The Myanmar Times on February 20.
“We also included a copy of the new Foreign Investment Law as an appendix.
However, would-be investors are finding that tracking down reliable information on the country’s different sectors can be a major challenge.
Video Interview with Keith Rabin, President, KWR International, Inc.
KWR International president Keith Rabin said the guide – Business and Investment Opportunities in the “New” Myanmar – covers events until just before US President Barack Obama’s visit to Myanmar in November.
“Frankly, the situation is evolving so rapidly we thought it important to both update and give more depth to our coverage.
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