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Economy

Myanmar tops poor nations' FDI league as China cash flows in

Cambodia and Bangladesh make top five of the global economy's lowest tier

Workers inside a Korean-owned garment factory in Yangon, Myanmar's commercial capital (Photo by Simon Roughneen)

JAKARTA -- Myanmar attracted the most foreign direct investment of any of the world's so-called "least developed countries" in 2017, even as the nation's reputation plummeted over its forced expulsion of tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims.

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