The global pandemic puts the Myanmar’s economy to
the test. The effect of this test on export sectors has been explored through
Myanmar COVID-19 Impact Survey. The Market
Research Association (MRA) of Myanmar, jointly with the International Trade
Centre (ITC), surveyed nearly 300 country’s exporters, operating in the 12 priority
sectors of the National Export Strategy (NES) 2020-2025. The survey report presents
an overview of unfolding sector-specific consequences and suggests options for
their mitigation and economic recovery.
National Export Strategy of the Ministry of Commerce was launched in 2015 and it is being developed for the next five years 2020-2025. The Vision is Sustainable Export led Growth and Prosperity for Emerging Myanmar. In the new strategy,
The Myanmar Living Conditions Survey 2017 (MLCS 2017) Socio-economic report was launched on 7 February 2020. MLCS 2017 is a comprehensive household survey conducted by Myanmar’s Central Statistical Organization of the Ministry of Planning, Finance and Industry. The survey is representative of the Union, its states/regions and the Union Territory of Nay Pyi Taw, and urban and rural areas.