The organization was founded back in 1967 to improve cooperation across the region. in which both the United States and China are competing for influence.
ASEAN members are Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam; their leaders meet for summits twice a year. This is a collection of DW's latest content related to the ASEAN.
China's foreign trade is continuing to sputter. This past September, Chinese exports shrank significantly. In the USA, the flow of Chinese goods is getting ever thinner - a consequence of the ongoing trade dispute between the two economic powers.