US to ease ban on imports from Myanmar
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The United States announced on Wednesday that it will ease a ban on imports from Myanmar, lifting its last major trade embargo on the southeast Asian nation. The repeal comes just over a week after opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi started a historic visit to the United States by calling for an end to sanctions. How important is this event for Aung San Suu Kyi and for Myanmar? RFI discusses the move with Gareth Price, a Myanmar expert.