Asia - Asia Regional Trading Blocs o Association of...

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Asia Regional Trading Blocs o Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) o Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) History of Trading Blocs o ASEAN 10 Member Countries Indonesia (1967) Malaysia (1967) Philippines (1967) Singapore (1967) Thailand (1967) Brunei (1984) Vietnam (1995) Laos (1997) Myanmar (1997) Cambodia (1998) Market of 500 million consumers GDP of $740 billion Three objectives of ASEAN
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o Promote economic, cultural, social development o Safeguard the region’s economic and political stability o Serve   as   a   forum   in   which   differences   can   be  resolved fairly and peacefully Integration: Well integrated, has brought successful economic changes  into the area with minimal side-effects. Aims   at   the   improvement   of   all   member-nations,   for   the  mutual benefit of the whole. Currently problems with true integration (more a free trade 
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course ECON 2310 taught by Professor Rodgers during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Arkansas.

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