Fast Facts: Asean economy
Estimated Asean population as of 2011
Estimated GDP of Asean in 2012
Total Asean trade in 2011
Target year for Asean Economic Community (AEC), which envisions free flow of goods, services, investment, capital and labor throughout the region
5.3% or $69 billion
Estimated increase in Asean economic welfare, relative to baseline, as a result of AEC
Estimated exports growth in many manufacturing sectors as a result of the AEC
Sources: Asean website, Realizing the Asean Economic community: A Comprehensive Assessment by Michael G. Plummer and Chia Siow Yue, Asean community in Figures 2012, Inquirer Archives
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