Yesterday, twenty-six organizations submitted a detailed letter to President Obama expressing concern over U.S. companies avoiding making full disclosures on their investment activities in the reports submitted as a requirement for investors in Burma. The joint letter requested the U.S. Administration to take the necessary steps to establish a precedent of thorough and high-quality reporting by U.S. companies.

Read the full letter below:

A trader in Naypyitaw, Burma inspects jade stones. Rubies and jadeite have been among the most exploited resources in Burma for decades. (Reuters/Soe Zeya Tun)

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