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AP Impact: Myanmar sanctions list languishes

Saturday - 5/18/2013, 11:18pm  ET

In this March 8, 2013 photo, Tay Za, foreground left, attends an opening ceremony of a branch office of his bank in Yangon, Myanmar. If you're American and want to do business in Myanmar, there's a list of people and companies that by law you have to steer clear of, including Tay Za. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

ERIKA KINETZ
Associated Press

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- If you're American and want to do business in Myanmar, there's a list of people and companies you have to steer clear of by law. But it leaves off a former minister's son U.S. officials suspected of brokering arms deals with North Korea, and high-rolling relatives of the man who led the repressive military government for 19 years.

The Obama administration didn't add anyone to the U.S. government's Myanmar sanctions list over 3
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