Dawei SEZ Advancing Reforms in Myanmar through Japan-Myanmar-Thailand Partnership

Last week, the governments of Myanmar, Thailand, and Japan agreed to develop a major special economic zone (SEZ) in the strategic port town of Dawei, Myanmar.  The agreement appears to be another major step in Myanmar's efforts over the last few years to liberalize its economy and society and increase investor confidence.

Piloting reforms is one of the most important purposes SEZs serve. ...