ASEAN Commercial Policy: A Rare Case of Outward-Looking Regional Integration
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has significant achievements to its credit, although it has not progressed very far in terms of becoming a formal economic entity. But its own brand of market-driven, institution-light and outward-looking regionalism has served it well. Looking forward, hopefully this approach will be preserved with the move to an ASEAN Economic Community.
- ASEAN’s Evolution
- The Early Agenda: Merchandise Trade
- The 21st Century Agenda: Services, FDI and Regional Economic Architecture
- Does East Asia have a Workable Financial Safety Net?
- Summing Up