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Japan sees opportunity in Myanmar's emerging economy

Japan's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso shakes hands with Myanmar's President Thein Sein (L) as they meet in the capital Naypyitaw January 3, 2013. Aso is in Myanmar for talks with Thein Sein to boost relations with the rapidly transforming country and support Japanese business interests in the region. REUTERS/Antoni Slodkowski

Japan's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso shakes hands with Myanmar's President Thein Sein (L) as they meet in the capital Naypyitaw January 3, 2013. Aso is in Myanmar for talks with Thein Sein to boost relations with the rapidly...more

Japan's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso shakes hands with Myanmar's President Thein Sein (L) as they meet in the capital Naypyitaw January 3, 2013. Aso is in Myanmar for talks with Thein Sein to boost relations with the rapidly transforming country and support Japanese business interests in the region. REUTERS/Antoni Slodkowski
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Japan Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso (centre L) visits Thilawa Port Terminal in Thilawa, on the outskirts of Yangon, next to the Thilawa Special Economic Zone, January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Pool

Japan Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso (centre L) visits Thilawa Port Terminal in Thilawa, on the outskirts of Yangon, next to the Thilawa Special Economic Zone, January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Pool

Japan Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso (centre L) visits Thilawa Port Terminal in Thilawa, on the outskirts of Yangon, next to the Thilawa Special Economic Zone, January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Pool
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