With its recent rapid political reforms and the lifting of sanctions, Myanmar has re-emerged into the global economy, attracting significant attention from investors around the world.
Discussing Myanmar’s energy outlook are Roberto Bocca (left), Senior Director and Head of Energy Industries with the WEF; and Stephen P. Groff (centre), vice-president for East and Southeast Asia and the Pacific with the ADB.
Those investors include international energy companies keen to capitalise on Myanmar’s abundant reserves of oil and natural gas. However, the country’s policymakers must be careful to ensure a balance between domestic energy development and an international focus on export markets and imported expertise, according to “The New Energy Architecture: Myanmar Report”.
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