EU Opens Myanmar Investment Talks

Law360, New York (March 20, 2014, 7:23 PM EDT) -- The European Union and Myanmar launched negotiations Thursday for an investment protection pact, an announcement that comes several months after the EU's reinstatement of tariff breaks for Myanmar under a trade preference program, in light of political reforms in the Southeast Asian country.

EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht and Myanmar Union Minister of National Planning and Economic Development Kan Zaw announced in a joint statement that the two governments had opened negotiations for an investment protection agreement that would shoot to ensure that investors from...
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