ASEAN and Free Trade Area Cover China, Japan, India by S. Pushpanathan* for The Jakarta Post

The Eighth Asean Summit concluded last week on a high note with the region committing to long term plans for free trade areas (FTAs) with China, Japan and India.  At the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Los Cabos last month, the US announced the Enterprise for Asean Initiative which also provides for FTAs [...]