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    Results from Myanmar Firm Monitoring: Round 13 Detailed Note
    (Washington, DC, 2022-09) World Bank
    On average, firms operated at 58 percent of their capacity in September 2022 - the lowest since December 2021. Almost half of all firms reported that volatility of the kyat was their most pressing concern, and 75 percent of all firms reported negative impacts of the kyat depreciation against the US dollar. In the three months to September 2022, 63 percent of firms raised prices, resulting in a 22 percent average increase in output prices over that period. Only 66 percent of firms were confident in remaining open for the next month - the lowest since December 2021.
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    The Firm-Level Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Summary of Results from Round 3
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2020-10-02) World Bank
    The World Bank commissioned a firm-level survey to provide quantitative evidence of the impact of the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Three rounds of data have been collected in May, July, and August, using a nationally representative World Bank survey providing data on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey includes responses from 500 firms spanning a wide range of industries and firm sizes, as well as the formal and informal sector. This note provides a snapshot of how firms’ outcomes and responses to the pandemic have changed throughout the months of May to August.
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    The Firm-Level Impact of the Covid–19 Pandemic: Summary of Results from Round 2
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2020-09-02) World Bank
    The World Bank commissioned a firm-level survey to provide quantitative evidence of the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Two rounds of data have now been collected for the months of March and May using a nationally representative World Bank survey providing information on the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The survey includes five hundred firms spanning a wide range of industries and firm sizes, as well as the formal and informal sector. This note provides a snapshot of how the firms’ outcomes and response to the pandemic have changed between the months of March and May 2020.
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    The Firm-Level Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Summary of Results from Round 1
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2020-07-14) World Bank
    The World Bank commissioned a firm-level survey to provide quantitative evidence of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Myanmar. The nationally representative survey included firms spanning a wide range of industries and firm sizes, as well as the formal and informal sectors. The first round was completed in May, and seven subsequent rounds conducted between June and December 2020 will provide continuous information on the evolving impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country. This brief focuses on the summary of results from first round.