12 Aug '11, 9am

ASEAN insulated against economic shocks, says Indonesian minister

MANADO, Indonesia: Indonesia said Friday that Southeast Asia is insulated against economic shocks from the United States and Europe thanks to expanding internal trade and the growth of regional giant China. Trade Minister Mari Pangestu told reporters on the sidelines of a meeting of economic ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) that the region was ready to "offset the decline" in the US and European economies. "I think in general the ASEAN countries are in better shape than say, 2008, to withstand any fluctuations, and interestingly enough we see growth in intra-ASEAN trade as well as our trade with other ASEAN partners," she said. "As long as Asia continues to have robust growth, then it can offset the decline in Europe and the US." The 43rd ASEAN Economic Ministers meeting in Manado, on Indonesia's Sulawesi island, is taking place against a b...

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