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Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Myanmar witnessed historic growth during the reform years between 2011 and 2020. However, since the coup, they’ve been faced with issues including access to finance, rising prices and security concerns, and many are struggling to survive.

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Many of those arrested for their involvement in the widespread resistance against last year’s coup have been tortured during interrogation, and more than 100 people have been killed in custody.

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