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How Did Sanctions Impact Myanmar? (The Diplomat)

Jan 6, 2018

The Diplomat published an op-ed authored by IFPRI’s Manmeet Ajmani, P K Joshi, Avinash Kishore and Devesh Roy examining how a decade of sanctions imposed by the US and OECD countries’ impacted Myanmar in light of recent threats to renew restrictions. The authors find not only were the sanctions highly asymmetric, they had least impact on Myanmar’s trade as the country diversified its pool of trading partners and products.