ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Myanmar Crisis

Myanmar military companies become prime target for US sanctions

First round of measures to take aim at business interests of coup leaders

Myanmar soldiers on parade: A military spokesman said little in response to the Biden administration's Feb. 10 executive order authorizing penalties on coup leaders.   © Reuters

YANGON/SINGAPORE/TOKYO -- As the U.S. chooses targets for sanctions in response to last week's coup in Myanmar, military-linked conglomerates with interests in industries from finance to farming are likely to be in the Biden administration's crosshairs.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more