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21 August 2019


7 The Sino-American Conflict and ASEAN: Surviving, Transforming, Succeeding - August 2019 Caveats for ASEAN and The Wider Consequences of the Trade War Despite this attractiveness, the benefits of the trade • Long Term Risks – Deepening of Differences in war for ASEAN are limited. [...] Malaysia managed to bargain the cost of the ECRL The recent announcement of the ASEAN Outlook on the from US$16.0 billion to US$10.7 billion and increase Indo-Pacific, following a year-long campaign by Indonesia, the local labour participation rate from 30% to 40%. [...] To ASEAN, the Indo-Pacific was led Myanmar also managed to scale down the cost of the by four liberal democracies (the US, Japan, Australia and Kyaukpyu port project from US$7.2 billion to US$1.3 India), and mentions of the need for “good governance” billion for the first stage. [...] Since 2013, the SIIA has consistently ranked highly as one of the top think tanks in Southeast Asia and the Pacific, in the Global Go-To Think Tank Index done by the University of Pennsylvania. [...] The SIIA also organises events such as the ASEAN and Asia Forum (AAF) and the ASEAN- Myanmar Forum (AMF) to bring policy makers and the business community together to facilitate dialogue about the region’s political, economic and strategic challenges.