In the wake of sound domestic growth, Myanmar’s energy sector is firmly catching international attention due to its huge potential. However, the country needs deeper economic reforms to protect investments.
Not unimportant to the Qatari economy is the fact that future streams of liquefied natural gas, or LNG, will flow heavily in the direction of Southeast Asia, with Thailand and Indonesia being the biggest absorbers.
With major shifts in Qatar’s LNG trade ongoing, the country better sooner than later needs a solid base in Southeast Asia to cash in on the thriving economy of the ten-member ASEAN bloc. Thailand could be a viable option.