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50 years of ASEAN: Meeting the energy challenges

  • Badariah Yosiyana
    Badariah Yosiyana

    Manager of the ASEAN-German Energy Programme at the ASEAN Center for Energy (ACE)

Jakarta | Mon, November 27, 2017 | 12:21 pm
50 years of ASEAN: Meeting the energy challenges Like many other regions, ASEAN has been struggling with what is known as the energy trilemma. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM ASEAN marks its 50th anniversary this year. The grouping, with a population of about 630 million people and a combined gross domestic product (GDP) of US$2.4 trillion, is one of the fastest-growing regions in the world. Its economy, the third-largest in Asia and sixth-largest in the world in 2015, is projected to ascend to fourth position by 2040. With an average annual GDP growth rate of 5.3 p...

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