Source
Central bank

N/A

International Reserves

US$ 7.352 billion (Source: World Bank; Data updated: 2013)

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 60 billion (2014 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

124 billion of International dollars (2014 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
13.8% 13.6% 13.6% 13.1% 12.0% 3.6% 5.1% 5.3%
2011 2012 2013 2014*        
5.9% 7.3% 7.5% 7.8%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$910 (2014 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$1,867 International Dollars (2014 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2014*
N/A N/A 0.06% 0.12% 0.14%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • Agriculture: 38%
  • Industry: 20.3%
  • Services: 41.7% (2013 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

Inflation
2011 2012 2013 2014*
2.8% 2.8% 5.8% 6.6%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2011 2012 2013 2014*
4.0% 4.0% 4.0% 4.0%

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

 

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
49.5% 49.2% 47.3% 42.7% 43.2%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
-5.4% -4.6% -3.8% -4.9% -4.5%

*Estimate  

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's rating: N/A

Moody's outlook: N/A

(Foreign Currency Government Bond Ratings; Data last updated Sept 2014)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies in Myanmar

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ -3.204 billion (2014 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-45.313% of GDP (2014 estimate)

Exports as percent of GDP(Exports of goods and services)

N/A

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.05% (2012)

 

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.01% (2012)

Total exports

US$9.043 billion (2013 estimate)

Export commodities

natural gas, wood products, pulses, beans, fish, rice, clothing, jade and gems

Total imports

US$10.110 billion (2013 estimate)

 
 
Source
Import commodities

fabric, petroleum products, fertilizer, plastics, machinery, transport equipment; cement, construction materials, crude oil; food products, edible oil

Exports - major partners

Thailand 40.7%, India 14.8%, China 14.3%, Japan 7.4% (2012)

Imports - major partners

China 36.9%, Thailand 20.2%, Singapore 8.7%, South Korea 8.7%, Japan 8.2%, Malaysia 4.6% (2012)

FDI inflows
2011 2012 2013
US$2,200 million US$2,243 million US$2,621 million  
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2010 2011 2012 2013
US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2012 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2013 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 189. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 182 out of 189 countries (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 189 out of 189 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 188 out of 189 countries

Registering Property: 154 out of 189 countries

Getting credit: 170 out of 189 countries

Protecting investors: 182 out of 189 countries

Trading across border: 113 out of 189 countries

Paying Taxes: 107 out of 189 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 150 out of 189 countries

Getting Electricity: 126 out of 189 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 155 out of 189 countries

(2013)

Starting a business: N/A(2009)

Enforcing Contracts: N/A

Registering Property: N/A

Getting credit: N/A

Protecting investors: N/A

Trading across border: N/A

Paying Taxes: N/A

Dealing with Construction Permits: N/A

Getting Electricity: N/A

Resolving Insolvency: N/A

(2013)

Global competitiveness ranking(ranking by country on a basis of 144, the first is the best)

134

(2014-2015)

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 162 Score: 46.5 (Repressed) (2014)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Total area

676,578 km2 (2006)

Government type

N/A

Languages

N/A

Religions

N/A

Total population
1980 1990 2000 2012* 2017**
33.59 million 40.79 million 50.13 million 63.67 million 70.33 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2011
19.2% 24% 28% 32.7%
Population median age

28 years (2010)

Population growth rate

0.8% (2011)

Life expectancy

65 years (2010)

Adult literacy

92% (2005/2010)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

N/A

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

N/A

(Data were released in 2011, 0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

N/A

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free)

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

3.65% (2011)

(sum of fixed telephone lines and mobile cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

0.98% (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Cost of living - Mercer index(ranking by city on a basis of 214; the 1st is the most expensive and the 214th is the least expensive)

N/A

Source
CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

0.233 (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2009)

World's Best Banks By Region

World's Best Banks

2014

Additional Awards