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Singapore's brand name seen as an advantage in Myanmar

IE Singapore official urges companies to take a long-term view towards the country

Yangon (above), Myanmar's largest and most commercially important city.
Ms Tan (above) says a larger middle class will emerge in the country as investments lead to an increase in jobs and incomes, and in turn these people will demand more sophisticated goods and services.


IF the new Myanmar government continues to speed up economic reform to attract foreign trade and investment, the South-east Asian nation will grow into an attractive destination for regional and global companies.

And Singapore firms will have an edge there because the