Opening the region to foreign direct investment through trade multilateralization is ASEAN’s defining achievement as an organization.
Blog posts on "non-tariff barriers"
The revived Trans-Pacific Partnership retains significant potential for economic gains among its now 11 members, although the impacts will vary across countries.
It’s time to lift trade barriers that jack up prices of health products and curb the free flow of drugs, vaccines, and medical equipment.
By standing together, Asia’s growth poles can take the next step toward even greater prosperity.
If history is any guide, protectionism comes and goes, so the current rising tide will recede eventually.
200 years after David Ricardo, the philosophical ground of comparative advantage and gains from trade still remains strong.
Achieving full and free movement of goods, capital, and people within the ASEAN Economic Community is a long process that must continue beyond 2015.