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ASEAN Economic Co-operation and Challenges

Linda Low

Publication Year: 2004

This book is written in an easily understood style. It explains the background of the orgin of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) of which there are 10 member-countries. The author looks at the progress made, as well as the problems that the association faces.

Published by: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

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Contents

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pp. v-

About the Author

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pp. vi-

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1. Background

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pp. 1-11

Since its formation in 1967, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has changed from security and political concerns to the more economic. It started with a preferential trade arrangement (PTA) in 1977, graduating to a free trade area aimed...

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2. Trade Co-operation

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pp. 13-29

There has been a perceived change from political and security concerns since the inception of ASEAN in 1967 to an economic emphasis since 1976. Increasing intra-ASEAN trade has been the primary goal of ASEAN since the economic gear has been in place....

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3. Investment and Industrial Co-operation

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pp. 31-43

Chapter 2 explained the theory and empirical evidence of how trade co-operation is effected first through the ASEAN Preferential Trading Arrangement, progressing to the ASEAN Free Trade Area including the ASEAN Framework Agreement for Services. More...

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4. Other ASEAN Co-operation Efforts

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pp. 45-59

The role of the private sector in trade, investment and other economic co-operation efforts is presented. As ASEAN takes an increasingly more market-oriented approach to economic cooperation, appreciating the role and importance of the private...

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5. ASEAN External Co-operation

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pp. 61-74

This chapter has two main components. One is the ASEAN Regional Forum which complements and supplements ASEAN cooperation efforts with non-ASEAN members. It serves as a political and security parallel of ASEAN post-ministerial meetings with...

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6. Prospects and Prognosis

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pp. 75-80

A stocktaking of the first five chapters seems to suggest that if early ASEAN between 1967 and 1976 was deemed disappointing in terms of tangible economic results, the achievements since 1976 appear no better. Granted that some strides have been made in...

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pp. 81-


E-ISBN-13: 9789812306982
Print-ISBN-13: 9789812302649

Page Count: 81
Publication Year: 2004

Edition: 1

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Subject Headings

  • ASEAN.
  • Southeast Asia -- Economic integration.
  • Southeast Asia -- Foreign economic relations.
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