Britain to boost trade with Burma?
16 July 2013 Last updated at 10:08 BST
Burma's President Thein Sein has become the first leader of his country, also known as Myanmar, to visit Britain in more than 25 years.
His talks with Prime Minister David Cameron are thought to have focused on human rights issues - but also the importance of British direct investment.
However there are still a lot of obstacles for companies wanting to open up shop in Burma, even for those with a history there.
Jonah Fisher explains.