[World History Archives]

History of trade in Asia as a whole

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   Hisory of the economy of Asia in general
Warning on Malacca Straits
From Singapore Press, 12 May 1998. Japan warns Indonesia that its defence guidelines with the United States could come into play if civil unrest in Indonesia prevents navigation of oil tankers through the Malacca Straits.
Malaysia Stresses Voluntarism
From Xinhua English Newswire, 22 June 1998. At APEC meeting, Malaysia says that trade liberalization should be based on the capacity of different APEC members; therefore trade relations should remain voluntary and flexible.