U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner (third from right) talks with Myanmar Minister of Finance Hla Tun (right) and government officials from Cambodia, Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore during a meeting with Association of Southeast Asian nations finance ministers at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Honolulu in November 2011. Myanmar appeals to U.S. commercial ventures. (Associated Press)

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner (third from right) talks with Myanmar Minister of Finance Hla Tun (right) and government officials from Cambodia, Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore during a meeting with Association of Southeast Asian nations finance ministers at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Honolulu in November 2011. Myanmar appeals to U.S. commercial ventures. (Associated Press)