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Myanmar [Burma]

Myanmar [Burma]

Myanmar (English pronunciation below; Burmese: မြန်မာ, [mjəmà]) or Burma (see §Etymology), officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, is a country in Southeast Asia. Myanmar is bordered by Bangladesh and India to its northwest, China to its northeast, Laos and Thailand to its east and southeast, and the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal to its south and southwest. With a size of 676,578 square kilometres (261,228 square miles), Myanmar is the largest of the Mainland Southeast Asian states by area. As of 2017, the population is about 54 million. Its capital city is Naypyidaw, and its largest city is Yangon (Rangoon). Myanmar has been a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since 1997. Early civilisations in Myanmar included the Tibeto-Burman-speaking Pyu city-states in Upper Burma and the Mon kingdoms in Lower Burma. In the 9th century, the Bamar people entered the upper Irrawaddy valley and, following the establishment of the Pagan Kingdom in the 1050s, the Burmese language, culture and Theravada Buddhism slowly became dominant in the country. The Pagan Kingdom fell due to the Mongol invasions and several warring states emerged. In the 16th century, reunified by the Taungoo dyn... [More]
  • Last : 8,784.9
  • High : 9,078.9
  • Low : 8,673.9
  • Max Fluctuation : 131.5
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.14%
  • Open : 9,017.7
  • Time : 06:37:10
  • Yesterday : 9,009.3
  • Change % : 2.55%
  • Change : 224.4
  • Last : 1,727.11 (MMK)
  • High : 1,734.84
  • Low : 1,726.22
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.48
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.04%
  • Open : 1,734.84
  • Time : 06:37:16
  • Yesterday : 1,735.17
  • Change % : 0.47%
  • Change : 8.06
  • Last : 33.12 (MMK)
  • High : 33.42
  • Low : 32.55
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.26
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.45%
  • Open : 33.42
  • Time : 06:37:11
  • Yesterday : 33.41
  • Change % : 0.88%
  • Change : 0.29
  • Last : 0.918 (MMK)
  • High : 0.9184
  • Low : 0.9168
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.9182
  • Time : 06:36:06
  • Yesterday : 0.9179
  • Change % : 0.01%
  • Change : 0.0001

Myanmar [Burma] Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
EUR/MMK Ask 1534.157 - 1533.594 1536.128 0.56 0.04% 2020/05/25 Time 6:35
USD/MMK Ask 1408 - 1408 1410 0.00 0.00% 2020/05/22 Time 14:06
MMK/GBP Ask 0.0006 - 0.0006 0.0006 0.00 0.00% 2020/03/05 Time 12:35
MMK/USD Ask 0.0007 - 0.0007 0.0007 0.00 0.00% 2019/10/24 Time 14:46

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

233.50 19 Nov -0.8 -948 : 593 Monthly Nov/19

CPI Transportation

106.47 20 Mar 115 87.69 : 119 Monthly

Competitiveness Index

0 16 Dec 3.23 3.22 : 3.32 Yearly Points

Competitiveness Rank

0 16 Dec 134 131 : 139 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

160.06 20 Mar 161 101 : 162 Monthly Mar/20

Coronavirus Cases

0 20 May 199 2 : 199 Daily May/20

Coronavirus Deaths

0 20 May 6 0 : 6 Daily May/20

Coronavirus Recovered

0 20 May 108 0 : 108 Daily May/20

Corporate Tax Rate

25.00 20 Dec 25 25 : 25 Yearly Dec/20

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 29 13 : 30 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 132 129 : 180 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

199.85 20 Mar 200 104 : 200 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 : Monthly

Crude Oil Production

10.00 20 Jan 10 8 : 23 Monthly Jan/20

Currency

1402.00 20 May 1402 967 : 1648 Daily

Current Account

-3592.00 18 Dec -3104 -3592 : 1963 Yearly Dec/18

Current Account to GDP

-2.00 19 Dec -2 -14.8 : 6.8 Yearly Dec/19

Deposit Interest Rate

8.00 18 Dec 8 1.5 : 12.5 Yearly Dec/18

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 171 165 : 177 Yearly

Exports

1799.10 19 Nov 1531 503 : 1799 Monthly Nov/19

Food Inflation

172.40 20 Mar 173 -6.3 : 174 Monthly Mar/20

Foreign Direct Investment

734.89 19 Nov 292 3.14 : 3822 Monthly Nov/19

GDP

77.00 19 Dec 71.21 6.46 : 77 Yearly Dec/19

GDP Annual Growth Rate

6.80 18 Dec 5.9 3.6 : 13.84 Yearly Dec/18

GDP Per Capita Ppp

5922.00 18 Dec 5610 716 : 5922 Yearly

GDP per capita

1571.90 18 Dec 1489 145 : 1572 Yearly

Gold Reserves

7.27 19 Dec 7.27 7.18 : 7.3 Quarterly Dec/19

Government Budget

-3.50 19 Dec -3 -7.1 : 1.7 Yearly Dec/19

Government Debt to GDP

49.41 18 Dec 47.31 37.14 : 216 Yearly Dec/18

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 4326 77 : 5293 Quarterly

Imports

1565.60 19 Nov 1532 334 : 1973 Monthly Nov/19

Inflation Rate

6.61 20 Mar 8.36 -1.09 : 54.02 Monthly Mar/20

Inflation Rate Mom

-0.76 20 Mar -0.03 -2.32 : 4.5 Monthly Mar/20

Interest Rate

10.00 20 Apr 10 10 : 12 Daily Apr/20

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 4190 528 : 4358 Quarterly

Labor Force Participation Rate

64.71 15 Dec 67 60.59 : 67 Yearly %

Living Wage Family

0 18 Dec 405700 405700 : 405700 Yearly

Living Wage Individual

0 18 Dec 193400 193400 : 193400 Yearly

Manufacturing PMI

29.00 20 Apr 45.3 29 : 55.5 Monthly

Military Expenditure

3155.00 18 Dec 3464 159 : 3818 Yearly

Minimum Wages

4800.00 18 Dec 3600 3600 : 4800 Yearly Dec/18

Personal Income Tax Rate

25.00 19 Dec 25 20 : 25 Yearly Dec/19

Population

54.10 19 Dec 53.71 20.99 : 54.1 Yearly Dec/19

Sales Tax Rate

5.00 20 Dec 5 5 : 30 Yearly Dec/20

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 5.92 3.45 : 5.92 Yearly

Tourist Arrivals

339911.00 19 May 365789 125085 : 450541 Monthly

Unemployment Rate

1.60 19 Dec 1 0.8 : 4.17 Yearly Dec/19
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade 233.50 250 -170 -170 210 30 Nov/19
CPI Transportation 106.47 123 126 126 121 134
Consumer Price Index Cpi 160.06 171 173 173 165 184 Mar/20
Corporate Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25 Dec/20
Cpi Housing Utilities 199.85 211 213 213 167 227
Crude Oil Production 10.00 10 10 10 10 10 Jan/20
Currency 1402.00 1417 1424 1432 1409 1447
Current Account -3592.00 -3600 -3600 -3600 -3600 -3800 Dec/18
Current Account to GDP -2.00 -5.1 -5.1 -4.5 -5.1 -4.5 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate 8.00 7 7 7 7 6 Dec/18
Exports 1799.10 1850 1450 1450 1760 1650 Nov/19
Food Inflation 172.40 6 6 5.5 5.5 6 Mar/20
Foreign Direct Investment 734.89 500 450 450 280 450 Nov/19
GDP 77.00 80.3 80.3 85.2 80.3 85.2 Dec/19
GDP Annual Growth Rate 6.80 6.3 6.3 6 6.3 6 Dec/18
GDP Per Capita Ppp 5922.00 6413 6413 6226 6226 6526
GDP per capita 1571.90 1723 1723 1798 1723 1798
Gold Reserves 7.27 7.29 7.29 7.29 7.29 7.29 Dec/19
Government Budget -3.50 -3.8 -3.8 -5.2 -3.8 -5.2 Dec/19
Government Debt to GDP 49.41 52 52 55 52 55 Dec/18
Imports 1565.60 1600 1620 1620 1550 1620 Nov/19
Inflation Rate 6.61 6.8 6.9 6.9 7 6.5 Mar/20
Inflation Rate Mom -0.76 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 Mar/20
Interest Rate 10.00 9 9 9 9 8 Apr/20
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.71 64 64 64 67 64 %
Manufacturing PMI 29.00 48 50 51 47 52.4
Military Expenditure 3155.00 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000
Minimum Wages 4800.00 5100 5100 5100 5100 5100 Dec/18
Personal Income Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25 Dec/19
Population 54.10 54.39 54.39 54.73 54.39 54.73 Dec/19
Sales Tax Rate 5.00 5 5 5 5 5 Dec/20
Tourist Arrivals 339911.00 255000 310000 318000 250000 450900
Unemployment Rate 1.60 1.8 1.8 2 1.8 2 Dec/19