The Future Still Looks Bright For ASEAN Economic Community

ASEAN flags. Htet Tayza discusses the ASEAN economy. Image by Prachatal

The Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) is moving ever-closer to economic integration, in order to compete with the economic powerhouses of the world, like the EU and the US. Last year, the bloc formed the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), to help achieve this goal. On the eve of its one year anniversary, experts said that despite a rocky start, the future still looks bright for the AEC. Continue reading…