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The US and ASEAN: Deal or no deal?

Jakarta | Tue, March 7, 2017 | 03:39 pm
The US and ASEAN: Deal or no deal? Illustration of ASEAN cooperation. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM Should the United States and ASEAN make a trade deal? First, let’s discuss the facts and trends of the economies. Based on the value added, five out of seven gainers in terms of value added in the manufacturing sector — the ones that have increasing trends of value added — in the last three decades were developing countries. They are China, Korea, India, Indonesia and Thailand. ...

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