Lancang / Mekong: Investment Seminar in Myanmar

23 September 2021
2021-09-23 10:04

The Lancang-Mekong Investment Seminar in Myanmar was held virtually on September 21 and 22 by the Lancang-Mekong Special Fund (2020).

The seminar was to share good practices and enhance knowledge on the investment related policies and regulations, discuss the investment policy measures to respond to the challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and promote the regional investment among the Lancang–Mekong member countries: China, Cambodia, Laos PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam.

On the first day of the Seminar, the speakers from the Lancang-Mekong member countries presented the country profiles based on the investment related policy measures and prioritized investment sectors in the context of COVID-19 Pandemic and post COVID-19 period.

On the second day of the Seminar, the importance of Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) investment in the region, link to ASEAN agreements and RCEP agreement, and policy recommendations based on the key points: integrating/linking in-country investment promotion policy implications of LMC member countries to the enhancement of regional cooperation; recognizing prioritized sectors; coordinating cooperation mechanisms, and exploring current and potential trends in the post-COVID period were discussed.

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