Singapore Becomes ASEAN Chair, Charts Path for Future of Regional Integration and Cooperation

January 18, 2018

Last week, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong launched his country’s chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for 2018. As the Philippines passes along the baton to their city-state neighbour, Lee commenced the agenda-setting process and outlined directions for the bloc’s future with a focus on regional economic integration.

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Topics: REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: SOUTHEAST ASIA

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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