ASEAN economic community: slow progress on labour issues
Date of Issue2015-03-18
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Although Southeast Asian economies rely on international labour as a key element of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), the progress of labour liberalisation has been disappointing. It is obstructed by domestic laws and regulations due to differing concerns of labour-exporting and labour-importing countries.
RSIS Commentaries, 058-15
Nanyang Technological University