ASEAN Summit meeting begins to confirm the importance of free trade November 2nd 20:57
ASEAN = Summit of Southeast Asian countries and Japan, China, etc. participated in a series of summit meetings. As the impact of trade friction between the United States and China spreads, it is likely to reaffirm the importance of free trade.
A series of conferences were held in the suburbs of Bangkok, Thailand. On the first day of the first day, the ASEAN 10 Summits began.
At the beginning, Prime Minister Prayut of Thailand, Chairman of the State, stated that “ASEAN cannot be successful alone. We would like to collaborate with each country for sustainable growth” Was emphasized.
Among ASEAN member countries, the effects of the economic slowdown due to trade friction between the United States and China are spreading, and the ASEAN Summit will reaffirm the importance of free trade.
On the 4th, the East Asia Summit is scheduled for 18 countries including Japan and China. China will be attended by Prime Minister Lee Keqiang as usual. I'm staying with the presidential aide.
As the United States and China are working hard in areas such as security and economy, it is also drawing attention how the attitudes of the two major powers in the series of conferences will affect the future situation in Southeast Asia.