ASEAN chiefs fear rising protectionism

On August 22, 2014

ASEAN chiefs fear rising protectionism

The chief executives of some of the biggest companies in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have warned that efforts to create a liberalised economic zone for the 10-member bloc are faltering amid signs of rising protectionism and without commitment from Indonesia, the bloc’s largest member. ASEAN, whose members have a combined population of
On August 22, 2014

ASEAN focusing on non-tariff barrier removal

Companies can look forward to more seamless customs procedures as ASEAN member countries continue to work together towards greater economic integration, said Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang. As part of efforts towards realising the ASEAN Economic Community by 2015, ASEAN countries have made progress with virtually all goods now moving throughout the