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ASEAN: The next 50 years

Manila | Mon, August 7, 2017 | 12:46 pm
ASEAN: The next 50 years Closer ties: ASEAN leaders take a picture after the signing of ASEAN Declaration in Manila, the Philippines, on April 29. (Antara/Rosa Panggabean)

PREMIUM ASEAN states learned to adapt, and eventually benefited from waves of globalization in the form of open trade, free flow of investment, relocation of manufacturing, effective transfer of technology and development of human resources. In short, ASEAN member states tailored the force of globalization to their advantage. Over half of ASEAN’s population is now in the middle-income category, w...

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