Intel has become the latest large American corporation to enter Myanmar following the easing of US sanctions.
The semiconductor manufacturer’s microprocessors and hard drives will now reach the former pariah state through a distribution agreement with US marketing group Ingram Micro Inc and its local agent KMD, announced on Thursday in Yangon.
For decades Intel’s products only reached Myanmar by unofficial means, according to the Wall Street Journal, meaning that both public and private sector institutions have failed to modernise their IT infrastructure.
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