The coup in Myanmar has scared off a large proportion of investors
The milktary coup was costly
Doctors and nurses were among the initiators of civil disobedience after 1 February. As a result, not only health care collapsed. Strikes and passive resistance also called the army into action.
Since then, the distribution of medicines, oxygen equipment and vaccine doses has largely been in the hands of people loyal to the regime. Covid-19 is thus used by the military government as a weapon against resistance.
Politics is more important to the generals than the economy.

The national currency, the kyat, has lost a quarter of its value against the dollar since the coup.
The Central Bank of Myanmar has released dollar reserves to support the national currency, but the erosion continues. As a result, business people in Yangon report, the Russian rouble, the renminbi and the Thai baht have established themselves as parallel currencies.

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