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In two short years, a reform movement led by ex-generals has transformed a junta-run backwater into Asia’s new investment attraction. But there's a catch. Yangon is no ready-made Shanghai. Long neglected, the country's infrastructure leaves much to be desired. And many of the resources that make Myanmar so compelling in the first place lie in the jungle under the careful watch of guerrilla fighters. Still, the companies have come, and the money is flowing. Cue the gold rush. GlobalPost's Patrick Winn investigates.

Graphic. (Kyle Kim/GlobalPost)

Myanmar: the next cash cow? (INFOGRAPHIC)

With the former junta state open to economic reform, companies around the globe have been eyeing for a piece of the pie.

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