100% foreign ownership of companies to be allowed in Burma

In Burma new laws are to be passed which will allow 100% foreign ownership of companies and a five-year tax holiday. The new laws due to be passed could start a gold-rush as Burma is so under-developed after years of sanctions. I would think Chinese and Indian firms would be charging in.

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