Myanmar

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4.1 Geographic Environment
Location
Myanmar is located in Southeast Asia, bordered by India and Bangladesh in the northwest, China in the northeast, Laos in the east, Thailand in the east and southeast, and the Indian Ocean to the south and the west.
Terrain
Myanmar is bordered by China, Thailand, India, Laos and Bangladesh, its coastline along the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. Availability of natural resources Myanmar is rich in natural resources such as petroleum, timber, tin, antimony, zinc, copper, tungsten, lead, coal, some marble, limestone, precious stones, natural gas, and hydropower. Climate Myanmar has a tropical climate with three seasons: a cool winter from November to February, a hot season in March and April, and a rainy season from May through October. The average annual temperature is 28°C (82°F). Target geographic area Infrastructure construction is expected to have the fast growth, especially, in capial town like Yangon ,as the government of Myanmar is now concerning for infrastructure development to support the country’s economic growth. Myanmar is planning one more new hotel zone in Yangon, to cope with growing prospective visitors. It is expected to be constructed along with the project of the Hanthawaddy Airport. Furthermore, 2014 Asian Summit will be held in Myanmar, the demand for hotel and land has started rising in cities such as Yangon in preparation for supporting foreign investors and tourists to the country. These all are a huge opportunities to growing cement business in Myanmar.
Analysis: Discuss how geographic environment could have impact on your business operations
Myanmar's roadways are not easily access by cars, but by jeeps or ox carts. The railways aren't much good for transportation. There are about 2,000 miles of track, but they don't connect with railways outside of Myanmar, only with major…...

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