Population

53.37 million (2017) 

Official language

Burmese 

Currency

Burmese kyat (K) 

Official Statistics Office

Central Statistical Organisation 

Trade Associations

Myanmar Publishers and Booksellers Association (MPBA)
Myanmar Literature Development Committee
Myanmar Translation Society
Myanmar Writers Association
House of Literature
PEN Myanmar 

Annual Book Fairs

Irrawaddy Literary Festival

Children's Literature Festival is held over 3 days in January in Yangon, organised by the Ministry of Information.

The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Yangon is held over 11 days in January.

The 596th International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture (ICLLC) will be held in Myanmar on 29–30 October 2019. 

Fixed Book Price System

No

Statistics

Mini market profile Burma (PA, 2013) 

Useful Contacts

British Council
Email: enquiries@mm.britishcouncil.org
Tel: +95 (0) 1 256291, 256290 

Department for International Trade
Email: Trade.Rangoon@fco.gov.uk
Tel: (95) (1) 380322

Publishers
Today Group 

Booksellers
Myanmar Book Centre 

Book Distributors
APD Singapore also distributes in Burma.