The dynamic development of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) : the case of Indonesian trade and investment

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dc.contributor.advisor Dodds, J. C. (James Colin)
dc.coverage.spatial Indonesia
dc.coverage.spatial Asia
dc.creator Fadillah, Arief 2011-05-09T12:32:30Z 1997
dc.identifier.other HC447 F33 1997
dc.description xi, 139 leaves : ill., col. map ; 28 cm.
dc.description Includes abstract.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (leaves [133]-139).
dc.description.abstract The aim of this thesis is to study the dynamic growth of the Pacific Rim particularly in the context of the establishment of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC). The development of APEC commenced in Canberra with one goal-to secure trade and investment liberalization. After the 1994 Bogor Declaration in Indonesia, there has been an extension and acceleration of this objective with moves to the creation of a free trade area. This thesis uses the Ashfaq Ahmad et al formulation to study the relationship of Indonesian trade and investment to economic growth. In this analysis, the study explores some potentialities and problems of Indonesia's trade and investment data. Since the early reform measures with the relaxation of some economic regulations in 1966, the economy has now entered a phase of extensive deregulation. This thesis discusses ASEAN perspectives of APEC, indicating the different nuances appearing among ASEAN members, especially Malaysia with its EACC proposal. Moreover, it also confirms that APEC members benefit from intra-trade and investment, especially the Industrializing country members. The study also concentrates on the Indonesian perspective of APEC and illustrates the concerns that Indonesia has in respect of maintaining trade and investment growth in the context of a more formalized APEC. The thesis confirms the transformation of Indonesia from a poor nation of the 1960's to become one of the NIE's of the present day. However, it reveals that notwithstanding the economic growth that has occurred, the benefits have not been evenly spread throughout regions and sectors of the economy.
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dc.publisher Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University
dc.subject.lcc HC447
dc.subject.lcsh Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Organization)
dc.subject.lcsh ASEAN
dc.subject.lcsh Indonesia -- Foreign economic relations -- Asia
dc.subject.lcsh Asia -- Foreign economic relations -- Indonesia
dc.subject.lcsh Indonesia -- Economic conditions -- 1945-1966
dc.subject.lcsh Indonesia -- Economic policy
dc.title The dynamic development of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) : the case of Indonesian trade and investment
dc.type Text Master of Arts in International Development Studies Masters International Development Studies Program Saint Mary's University (Halifax, N.S.)
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