ASEAN Economic Community and Preparedness of Myanmar’s Services Sector: Case of Telecommunications Services

  • Cho Cho Thein
  • Tha Pye Nyo


The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) aims to establish a single market and production base which will cover free flow of goods, services, investment, freer flow of capital and free flow of skill labour in 2025. Under the AEC, free flow of trade in services is one of the important elements. AEC scheme is the basis for removing substantially all restrictions on trade in services. This chapter discusses the AEC and Myanmar’s preparedness in service sector. It mainly focuses on examining reforms and liberalization of the service sector in Myanmar with particular reference to the telecommunication services.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cho Cho Thein
    • 1
  • Tha Pye Nyo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Applied EconomicsYangon University of Economics (YUE)YangonMyanmar
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsMeiktila University of Economics (MUE)YangonMyanmar

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