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Coca-Cola to enter Myanmar

David Brancaccio and Jeremy Hobson Jun 15, 2012
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Coca-Cola to enter Myanmar

David Brancaccio and Jeremy Hobson Jun 15, 2012
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Coca-Cola is trying to get one step closer to buying the whole world a coke. This morning the company announced plans to re-enter Burma for the first time in more than 60 years. After decades of isolation and military rule, Myanmar — also known as Burma — has recently been opening up to the global economy and democracy.

Roberto Herrera-Lim, Director of Eurasia group’s Asian practice, spoke with us about what the announcement means for Myanmar in our mid-day extra.

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