Myanmar gets ready to welcome foreign insurers

Its fledgling insurance sector may only stretch to snake bite cover but Myanmar is set to open its doors to the big boys of global finance, and it could yet be the making of its bond market.

Myanmar gets ready to welcome foreign insurers

By the time you reach the end of this sentence someone somewhere deep in the jungles of Myanmar will have suffered what experts at the World Health Organisation call an “envenoming”.

In other words, they will have been bitten by a snake whose venom will either kill them quickly, condemn them to a slow, lingering death or require the amputation of a poisoned limb.

Obviously, after such an event, your first call...

FinanceAsia has updated its subscription model. Registered readers now have the opportunity to read five articles from our award-winning website for free. Please subscribe for unlimited access.

Click for more on: insurance | emerging markets | banks | myanmar

Print Edition

FinanceAsia Print Edition

EVENTS