Impacts of ASEAN Economic Community on Thailand’s Developments

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Pawarit Lertdhamtewe
Akawat Laowonsiri


     Economic integration through the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) establishes a new level of supranational organization among ASEAN member states, thereby requiring them to conform to certain requirements. As a mark of its willingness to liberalise, Thailand secured membership to the AEC by taking on a package of trade obligations. This article provides a discussion of how the economic integration through AEC may affect trade relations in Thailand. In essence, it examines impacts and prospects of forming AEC on Thailand’s socio-economic development.


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lertdhamtewe, pawarit ., & laowonsiri, akawat . (2020). Impacts of ASEAN Economic Community on Thailand’s Developments. King Prajadhipok’s Institute Journal, 12(3), 21–38. Retrieved from
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