Asean is fast-tracking digital transformation and more FTAs, officials say

Asean will focus on increasing the use of digital technology to expand trade and enhance economic cooperation among its 10 member states, according to a recent meeting of senior economic officials who oversee the bloc’s economic agenda for this year.

Asean will also continue trade talks with six “dialogue partners” with the goal of establishing new free trade agreements (FTAs) or expanding existing ones, said Auramon Supthaweethum, director-general of the Department of International Trade Negotiations.

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