Economic Insight South East Asia (Q4 2014)

ASEAN aims to complete the AEC (ASEAN Economic Community) by the end of 2015 by implementing a long-term aim to establish free flow of goods, services, investment, skilled labor, free flow of capital. The focus is on ‘ASEAN centrality’ where the region is seen as highly competitive and is able to integrate into the global economy while attracting foreign direct investment (FDI).

This report produced by Cebr, ICAEW’s partner and economic forecaster, describes the current snapshot of South East Asia’s (i.e. Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) economic performances.  In particular, it focuses on the effects of the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community.


  • Economic Integration in the Association of South East Asian Nations
  • Trade in Goods and Services
  • ASEAN’s Growing Integration Into the World Economy Overshadows Regional Links
  • Free Movement of Capital
  • Free Movement of Human Capital
  • ASEAN Electronics and the Case for Regionally Integrated Industry  
  • Beyond the AEC: Future Prospects for Regional Economic Integration
  • Recent Developments in ASEAN Economies 

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