As sanctions disappear, will business boom in Burma?
6 June 2013 Last updated at 03:45 BST
Until recently it was subject to US sanctions, but now Burma is the focus of some of the world's biggest businesses.
About one thousand top global business heads have descended upon the underdeveloped nation as it hosts the World Economic Forum on East Asia.
From Rangoon, the BBC's Chief Business Correspondent Linda Yueh reports on how business could boom in Burma.