APEC and the Rise of China by Lok Sang Ho

By Lok Sang Ho

Intra-regional alternate has been emerging quickly, in particular after China's accession to the WTO in 2001. China's economic climate is increasing speedily, and has already handed Japan in 2010 to develop into the world's moment greatest economic system. it's basically generating a big impact at the international economic system, and especially on ASEAN nations. this can be the precise time to take inventory: what has APEC completed to date? How is China's fast development shaping the process fiscal integration and cooperation within the area? what's the way forward for APEC? This publication is predicated on papers provided through students with services within the Asia Pacific area at a convention on "APEC at 20 and the increase of China" equipped via the APEC Centre of Lingnan collage on 26-27 February 2010, and contains extra invited papers.

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26. Ibid. 27. Lu, J. and Zhang, Y. (1996). ” Dangdai Yatai (Contemporary Asia-Pacific), 5 p. 8. 28. Camilleri, Regionalism, p. 143. 29. Zhao, J. ” In J. ), Yatai Jinghe Zuzhi yu Zhongguo (APEC and China). Beijing: Jingji Guanli Chubanshe (Economic Management Press, 1997), p. 95. 30. Shen, J. ” p. 145. 31. Lu, J. (2002). “APEC: Shanghai huiyi de chengguo ji jinhou fazhan sikao (APEC: The Fruits of the Shanghai Meeting and Thoughts on its Future Development),” Zhongguo Waijiao (China’s Foreign Affairs), 5, p.

London: Routledge, pp. 47–79. 23. Shen, J. ” p. 143. 24. Feinberg, R. E. (2001). ” In J. C. ), Twenty-First Century World Order and the Asia Pacific: Value Change, Exigencies, and Power Realignment. New York and Basingstoke: Palgrave, p. 195. 25. Wei, M. (1996). ” Zhongguo Zhengzhi Yanjiu (Chinese Political Studies), 4 p. 54. 26. Ibid. 27. Lu, J. and Zhang, Y. (1996). ” Dangdai Yatai (Contemporary Asia-Pacific), 5 p. 8. 28. Camilleri, Regionalism, p. 143. 29. Zhao, J. ” In J. ), Yatai Jinghe Zuzhi yu Zhongguo (APEC and China).

5 As for the countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), while fully cognizant of APEC’s usefulness in keeping the US market open in the face of increasing American protectionist sentiments, they were worried that joining APEC would mean diluting the salient position of ASEAN as a bloc in managing Southeast Asian affairs for themselves. 7 In the former case, the appeal and stress is on the contribution to national development and domestic security through technical and economic cooperation — the subsuming of markets to the political logic of security and order,8 while in the latter case, the construction of a trans-Pacific market is conceived primarily in terms of maximising individual choice by locking in the liberalisation of trade and associated economic processes through binding, comprehensive targets.

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