Dynamics Of Legal And Economic Integration In ASEAN Business Competitiveness And International Challenges
After having provided with an overview of the patterns of ASEAN integration, this paper analyzes the competitiveness of the ASEAN region in three steps. The first is to establish the theoretical framework on competitiveness. This framework constitutes the basis of the authors' research. In the second step, they assess the competitiveness of ASEAN economies according to the Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) indices. The third step is to consider the main challenges facing ASEAN economies by focusing inter alia on the role of inward and outward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).