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Myanmar to grow 6.3% in 2013

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Myanmar would achieve 5.5% economic growth this year and 6.3% in 2013, the World Bank predicted Wednesday. 

But the nation undergoing political and economic reforms was still one of the poorest in Asia with more than 26% of the population living below the poverty line of 1 dollar a day, the international development lender said.

With gross domestic product estimated at US$50 billion (1,500 billion baht) and a population of 48 million to 60 million, per-capita income was estimated at $800 to $1,000 per year, it said.

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