U.S. Sanctions on Myanmar to Remain Even After Trade Exemption

  • Treasury eases some restrictions after trade hampered
  • Easing doesn't represent a change in sanctions policy

U.S. sanctions on blacklisted individuals and businesses in Myanmar will remain despite the easing of some trade restrictions and the victory of the party led by pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi in last month’s elections, a U.S. official said.

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