The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN):
Economic Powerhouse In The Making, Or
Back To Being Tribute States of China?
Hans Vriens, Consultant, South-East Asia expert and former FCC President, discussed where the region is heading as ASEAN celebrates its 50th anniversary. What is the significance of the ASEAN Economic Community that was established in 2015? Is ASEAN creating a genuine integrated market? Is China going to dominate the region? Vriens will examine political developments in Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar, the Philippines, Vietnam and the Philippines. He will be open to questions from the floor.
Hans Vriens, a past President of the FCC is Managing Partner of Vriens & Partners, “the leading government affairs firm in South-East Asia with eight offices and 100 people in the region”.
Speaker: Hans Vriens,Managing Partner, Vriens & Partners
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