Fact Sheet: Burma - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Naypyitaw
  • Population (millions): 51.4
  • Total area: 678,500 km2
  • Currency: Kyat Myanmar
  • Language (s): Burmese (ethnic languages widely used)

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP ($ billions): 70.0
  • GDP per capita ($): 1,361
  • GDP growth (%): 7.7
  • Inflation (%): 5.9
  • Unemployment (%): 4

Key Opportunities

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

Major Negotiations and Agreements

  • Not available

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2014
Canada’s merchandise exports to Burma$21.6
Canada’s merchandise imports from Burma$14.1
Canadian investment in BurmaNot available
Burmese investment in CanadaNot available