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Radio Australia Interview on Myanmar Economy

Can Burma’s economy cope with sudden influx of foreign investment?

With the relaxation of western sanctions Burma, foreign business interests are pouring in, eager to take advantage of what the resource-rich, strategically located country can offer. Can Burma’s economy cope with the sudden influx of foreign investment?

But there are those, including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who have warned of “reckless optimism” about the development prospects and the country’s ability to cope with the sudden influx of foreign investment.

Presenter: Richard Ewart

Speaker: Brian Klein, former American diplomat and trade official

Streaming audio here.

Brian • July 29, 2012


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