Easing of Burma Sanctions
July 12, 2012: U.S. President Barack Obama eases economic sanctions while banning U.S. business contacts with Burmese military and keeping arms embargo in place.
April, 2012: European Union suspends trade and economic sanctions for one year after lifting some visa restrictions in February. The EU arms embargo remains in place.
June, 2012: Australia lifts remaining travel and financial sanctions, but keeps arms embargo in place.
April, 2012: Canada eases economic sanctions but maintains arms embargo and assets freeze on specific individuals.