The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Chartbook 2015, provides statistical updates on the various dimensions of the ASEAN economic community based primarily on data submitted by the ASEAN Member States (AMS). It covers the period of 2007, the year the Declaration on the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint was signed, to 2014.
The AEC Chartbook, now in its 9th edition, aims to walk its readers through the different developments taking place in the ASEAN region ranging from demography, economy, international trade, investment to infrastructure, in eight sections as follows:
1. ASEAN in the Global Economy situates the region in the global economy in terms of its population, economic size and growth, trade, and investment.
2 ASEAN Economy looks into key macroeconomic trends and developments within the region.
3 ASEAN Trade Liberalisation illustrates the progress made by the member states in promoting and facilitating free flow of goods within the region through tariff liberalisation.
4 ASEAN Trade Performance examines the trends of exports and imports of goods, composition and direction of trade within the region and with the rest of the world.
5 ASEAN Trade with Dialogue Partners maps the region’s trade position and the concentration and dependencies of traded commodities with its dialogue partners
6 ASEAN Trade in Services describes the trends of export and import of services within ASEAN and with the rest of the world.
7 Investment in ASEAN highlights the inflows of foreign direct investment into the region.
8 Other Developments in the ASEAN Economic Community examines other important elements characterising the regional economy i.e.information and communications technology, infrastructure, and tourism.
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