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Before the gold rush: Burma braces for march of the multinationals

Author: Jason Burke, Guardian [UK], Published on: 31 January 2012

As foreign investors get ready to strike it rich once sanctions are lifted, Rangoon's poorest fear they will lose out again. Hundreds of the world's biggest companies are making plans to move into the country if political progress towards democracy continues. They hope to make millions as the repressive regime seeks to reintegrate in the international community…Prompting the change has been a series of reforms implemented by the nominally civilian government that took power last year. [refers to Rogers Holdings of Singapore, Hitachi, Toshiba, Standard Chartered, Tata Motors (part of Tata Group), Marriott, Versace, Google, Coca-Cola]

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Related companies: Coca-Cola Google (part of Alphabet) Hitachi Marriott Standard Chartered Tata Group Tata Motors (part of Tata Group) Toshiba Versace