Fact Sheet: Burma - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Naypyitaw
  • Population (millions): 64.9
  • Total area: 678,500 km2
  • Currency: Kyat Myanmar
  • Language (s): Burmese (ethnic languages widely used)

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP ($ billions): 58.1
  • GDP per capita ($): 895
  • GDP growth (%): 7.5
  • Inflation (%): 5.8
  • Unemployment (%): 4

Key Opportunities

  • Infrastructure
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Not available

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Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

  • *Announced in 2013 as part of Canada's Global Commerce Strategy
Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2013
Canada’s merchandise exports to Burma$8.3
Canada’s merchandise imports from Burma$8.5
Canadian investment in BurmaNot available
Burmese investment in CanadaNot available