Myanmar 2013 - Moving from a Cash to a Banked Economy 2013-07-17
Moving from a Cash to a Banked Economy
With less than one-fifth of Myanmar's population using formal financial services, how can the country build the foundations of an inclusive and robust financial system?
Dimensions to be addressed:
- Deepening and broadening access to capital and financial services - Addressing risks and fighting corruption
- Providing incentives for low-income bank accounts
• Florencio B. Abad, Secretary of Budget and Management of the Philippines
• Jon Fredrik Baksaas, President and Chief Executive Officer, Telenor Group,
• Peter Maher, Group Country Manager, Southeast Asia, Visa, Singapore
• Teeranun Srihong, Co-President, Kasikornbank Public Company, Thailand
• U Win Shein, Union Minister of Finance and Revenue of Myanmar
• Jaspal S. Bindra, Group Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Asia,
Standard Chartered, Hong Kong SAR
• Thura Ko, Managing Director, YGA Capital Limited, Myanmar; Young Global
Did You Know?
Myanmar is very rich in natural resources like petroleum, timber, tin, antimony, zinc, copper, tungsten, lead, coal, some marble, limestone, precious stones, natural gas and hydropower.