Foreign investors gear up to tap Burma's potential


As Burma's Aung Sang Suu Kyi continues her successful tour of Europe this week, investors are getting more sense of the possibilities that exist in her country.

It comes after the Burmese President Thein Sein unveiled more economic reforms.

The state's role in the economy is to be reduced and more foreign aid and expertise encouraged.

The country also signed a raft of oil exploration deals with foreign companies, as the government seeks overseas investment to spur economic development.

But is it still too early to make investments in a nation where the pace of reform has come so quickly that it is raising concerns if they will be sustained?

However, Hans Vriens, from Vriens and Partners, told the BBC's Asia Business Report that things are very different in Burma now.

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