The Need for Formal Financial Sector Savings in Myanmar and Options for Development Partner Engagement

  • November 22, 2017

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This Policy Brief explores the crucial role of formal-financial sector savings in Myanmar for economic growth and socio-economic emancipation, and analyses how development partners can best engage. Key touch points are savings demand, the roles of different financial institutions in mobilising savings. It ends with a discussion of the core regulatory issues for deposit and non-deposit taking MFIs, differentiating voluntary and compulsory savings.

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