by NILAR WIN, Assistant Manager, Myanmar Agricultural Development Bank
(Paper presented during the Regional Training Course on Value Chain Finance in Agriculture at SD AVENUE Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand July 15-19, 2013)
Country Profile of the Union of Myanmar
Union of Myanmar is the second largest country in South-east Asia in size (behind Indonesia). It is situated in the main land of South-East Asia and West of the Indo-China Peninsula. To the north and east of Myanmar lies the People’s Republic of China, and to the east and southeast, Laos and Thailand. To the south, lies the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal, and to the west Bangladesh and India.