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The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership: New Paradigm or Old Wine in a New Bottle?
(ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2014-11-30)
ASEAN is currently negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement with its six trading partners. The RCEP has the potential to expand into a Free Trade Agreement of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) as it intends to harmonise rules ...
Mind the Gap: Explaining Implementation Shortfalls in the ASEAN Economic Community
(ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017-09-30)
The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is at a critical crossroad in terms of policy implementation. ASEAN announced of a significant achievement rate of 93 per cent at the end of 2015. However, effective implementation, described as policy execution that ...
Labour Provisions in Trade Agreements with Developing Economies: The Case of TPPA and ASEAN Member Countries
(ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017-03-30)
Labour provisions have been increasingly included in bilateral and regional trade arrangements. One recent example was the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), signed by twelve countries in 2016 but abandoned by the US in early 2017. Even though ...
AEC Vision Post-2015: Is an ASEAN Customs Union Feasible?
(ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2016-2-28)
This paper explores the feasibility of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) moving forward to the next step of economic integration, i.e. towards an ASEAN Customs Union (ACU) post-2015. Effectively, the way to progress towards an ASEAN custom Union is ...