Tag: trade

Economic Relations between China and ASEAN

Written by Richard Pomfret. As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations celebrates its fiftieth birthday in 2017, it is striking how dramatically relations with China have changed over that half-century.  Initially, ASEAN was a grouping of non-communist nations in the frontline of the Cold War in Asia. In […]

ASEAN and China

Written by Anne Booth. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was formed in 1967 as a regional grouping comprising five non-Communist governments in Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand. Although the grouping did not initially have any explicit economic goals, in 1976 the five heads […]