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Burma Business Roundup (May 24, 2013)

An NGO monitoring Burma’s oil, gas and mining industries said that despite international praise being heaped on the government many of its deals with companies remain “secretive and closed off from public scrutiny”. “Not one company has ever disclosed their contracts or payments to the [Burma] government, so the people … have no idea if their country is getting a fair deal, and if some of those billions in income are being misused,” Earth Rights International (ERI) campaigns director Paul Donowitz told The Irrawaddy.

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  • English
  • Business associations
  • Business structures and legal registration
  • Development and assistance for human rights
  • Human rights
  • Legal and judicial reform
  • Legal and judicial reform NGOs
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  • Myanmar
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Version / Edition 2013
License Creative Commons Attribution

The Irrawaddy

Author (corporate) William Boot, The Irrawady
Publisher The Irrawady
Publication date 2013
Keywords V4MF,FLEGT,Good governance,Transparency,Myanmar enterprises
Date uploaded August 3, 2018, 22:44 (UTC)
Date modified July 25, 2020, 11:30 (UTC)