‘We’re struggling to make ends meet’: Myanmar’s economic woes

Since last year’s coup, Myanmar’s economy has been decimated due to safety and security concerns, rising commodity prices and inflation, as well as a lack of confidence in the junta’s economic policies. The situation is having a disastrous impact on millions of people’s lives.

This week’s story is by journalists from Frontier Myanmar.

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