Volume 6, Number 1, 2021, 45 – 54

Why ASEAN’s Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery will be Mainly China-Dependent?


Martin Sviatko, Ph.D.
CamEd Business School, Cambodia
Email: [email protected]


Received: April 2021
Revised: May 2021
Accepted: June 2021


Historians will certainly dedicate particular attention to the period of 2020-2021, when the COVID–19 pandemic raged and wreaked havoc around the world – possibly viewing this event as a critical, once-in-a-lifetime disruptor that singlehandedly divided our era into a pre-and post-pandemic one. However, assessing the economic landscape of the ASEAN region allows us to take a slightly different approach, whereby the current pandemic is viewed as accelerating the already established underlying processes underpinning ASEAN’s economic realities. This article attempts to examine what the post-pandemic economic recovery of ASEAN might look like in 2021 and analyze those factors that are likely to facilitate such a recovery.

Keywords: ASEAN; Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery; Agricultural Production; Export; China


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Sviatko, M. (2021). Why ASEAN’s post-pandemic economic recovery will be mainly China-dependent? JAFESS, 6(1), 45 – 54.

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