The political and economic transformation underway in Myanmar is an important strategic opportunity for the United States and Japan, given the country’s potential impact on the establishment of a stable and prosperous order in Asia based on democratic values and market-based economic policies.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a day-long conference bringing together specialists from government, international organizations, business, and academia to examine Japanese and U.S. foreign policies toward Myanmar. They also analyzed economic and political conditions in Myanmar, seeking to identify ways that the United States and Japan can support Myanmar more effectively during this critical time in its history.
Ties between Japan and Myanmar are growing closer and more complicated.
This panel examined the current state of Myanmar’s economy and near-term development plans and prospects.
This panel outlined recent U.S. and Japanese foreign and trade policy vis-à-vis Myanmar.
A number of challenges face Myanmar as it attempts to reintegrate with the rest of Asia and the world after decades of isolation.
Myanmar’s neighbors and other nations have important roles to play in that country’s development, both from an economic and a political perspective.
The Carnegie Asia Program in Beijing and Washington provides clear and precise analysis to policy makers on the complex economic, security, and political developments in the Asia-Pacific region.
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