Burma and multinational companies: who profits and how it works

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), Published on: 25 January 2005

The 28-page document, entitled “Doing Business with Burma”, concentrates on investment in and trade with Burma and shows how foreign business relationships with Burma - by large and small multinational companies - generate vast profits for the country’s military dictators. The ICFTU simultaneously released an updated version of its Burma company database, which now contains the names of some 440 multinational companies...[refers to Sinopec, China Telecom, Lloyd's of London, Rolls Royce, State Bank of India, Daewoo International, Austrian Airlines, SWIFT, Total, Unocal, Suzuki, Ivanhoe Mines]

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Related companies: Austrian Airlines China Telecom Daewoo International (part of Posco) Ivanhoe Mines (now Turquoise Hill Resources) Lloyd's of London Rolls-Royce plc Sinopec State Bank of India Suzuki Swift (co-operative) Total Unocal (part of Chevron)