This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-G33LNG

Lack of market entry for overseas businesses in Myanmar's railway sector

in Myanmar (Burma)

Trade barrier summary

The railway sector in Myanmar tends to be dominated by a large state-owned enterprise, making it challenging for overseas businesses to enter the market. Myanmar is very keen to develop its tourism sector post-COVID-19 and there will be further opportunities around niche and luxury tourism, eg eco lodges and boutique resorts as well as more generic requirements such as marketing and advertising

Sectors affected

  • Railways



Date reported

5 April 2019

Last updated

18 December 2020

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