Monday, July 16, 2012

GE signs deal to enter the Burmese market

16 July 2012
General Electric, one of the largest U.S. companies, has signed a deal with Burma 
to supply X-ray machines to two private hospitals in Rangoon, in the first U.S.
 private business deal since the removal of sanctions.

U.S. concerned about effects of Xayaburi Dam

16 July 2012
The United States has pledged US$ 50 million for environmental and social 
development projects among the lower Mekong countries.

General Electric Signs First US Deal with Burma

16 July 2012
RANGOON—Just days after the US eased key sanctions on Burma, 
General Electric became the first American company to invest 
in the former pariah state, signing deals Saturday to provide 
medical equipment to a pair of hospitals in the country’s biggest city.