Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

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Subject: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  2. Objectives and principles of the ASEAN
  3. The ASEAN member countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam
  4. The ASEAN Economic Community
  5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the ASEAN Countries
  6. The ASEAN Free-Trade Area (AFTA)
  7. The ASEAN plus 3 cooperation

The ASEAN's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)

  1. Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT)
  2. Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS)
  3. Brunei Darussalam Indonesia Malaysia Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA)
  4. Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)
  5. People's Republic of China-ASEAN
  6. ASEAN-Canada Economic Cooperation Agreement
  7. ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand (Free-Trade Area)
  8. ASEAN-India Trade in Goods Agreement
  9. ASEAN-European Union Trade Initiatives. ASEAN-EU free trade agreement (negotiation)
  10. EU's Partnership and Cooperation Agreements with the ASEAN Members
  11. ASEAN-South Korea Free-Trade Area
  12. ASEAN-Russia Business Forum
  13. United States-ASEAN Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
  14. ASEAN-Pakistan Free-Trade Area
  15. ASEAN-Japan Economic Partnership
  16. Mekong River Commission

The aims of the subject “The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)” are the following:

  1. To understand the aims and functions of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  2. To assess the benefits for the ASEAN member countries as well as the areas of cooperation
  3. To understand the concept of “ASEAN Economic Community” (a single market and unified production base) and the implications for the ASEAN countries
  4. To understand the benefits of the free-trade area of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
  5. To analyse the process of economic and trade integration among the ASEAN member countries
  6. To know the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) and the Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy
  7. To analyse the international relations of the ASEAN (Free Trade Agreements)
The subject “The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)” is studied...
  1. Doctorate in Business in Asia
  2. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Asia, Emerging Markets, Pacific, Economic Relations
  3. Diploma: ASEAN Markets

Languages of study English or Spanish ASEAN French ASEAN Portuguese ASEAN

  1. Credits of the subject “The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)”: 3 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: three weeks

Master and Doctorate in International Business for the ASEAN Students.

  1. Brunei Darussalam
  2. Cambodia
  3. Indonesia
  4. Laos
  5. Malaysia
  6. Myanmar Burma
  7. Philippines
  8. Singapore
  9. Thailand
  10. Vietnam

Sample of the subject - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Description of the Subject: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was created in 1967 in Bangkok by the five original ASEAN's member economies: Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Brunei Darussalam joined in 1984, Vietnam in 1995, Laos and Myanmar in 1997, and Cambodia in 1999.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region has a population of 625 million people, a total area of 4.5 million square kilometres, a combined gross domestic product of 1,100 billion dollars and a total trade of 1,400 billion dollars.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) economic cooperation covers:

  1. Foreign Trade
  2. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
  3. The industry sector
  4. Trade in Services
  5. International finance
  6. Agriculture and forestry
  7. Energy
  8. International transport
  9. Communication
  10. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
  11. Small and medium enterprises (SME)
  12. Tourism

The ASEAN Plus 3 Cooperation began in 1997 with the meeting of an unofficial Summit among the Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their counterparts from East Asia: China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea.

The ASEAN Religions: Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism

  1. The total Muslim people in the ASEAN: 241,224 million
  2. The total Buddhist people in the ASEAN: 103,873 million

Other institutions related to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN):

  1. Colombo Plan
  2. Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC)

Samples - The ASEAN

ASEAN Economic Community

ASEAN Free-Trade Area

Foreign direct investment ASEAN

Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS)

Mekong River Commission

ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement

ASEAN-European Union Free Trade Agreement

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