Both global and regional trade integration can affect national exports, and vice versa.
Blog posts on "ASEAN"
The Fourth Industrial Revolution can empower MSMEs, which account for 90% of all enterprises and provide most employment in ASEAN member states.
In a world where borders are blurring and becoming increasingly permeable, health coverage needs to be just as mobile.
The ASEAN Economic Community’s 2025 blueprint addresses many gaps, but uncertainties remain ahead of the deadline.
ASEAN has not made sufficient progress on connectivity, e-commerce, and technology-driven human capital ahead of 4IR.
It’s time to diversify its economy to transition to upper-middle-income status.
ASEAN will enjoy quality growth by investing in affordable, efficient, and reliable electricity.
Mutual recognition arrangements can help ASEAN stop the brain drain, and remain globally competitive.
By standing together, Asia’s growth poles can take the next step toward even greater prosperity.
There is no single or simple solution to ensure SMEs benefit from regional integration schemes – ASEAN economies need to fix key productivity, regulatory, infrastructure, and financing gaps.