In This Issue

Author: Wanshu Cong
Published: 28.09.2022
Our Articles section in this issue opens with a contribution by Hsien-Li Tan, who proposes that the post-2007 ASEAN presents a new regionalization model to the regional trading arrangement landscape. Introducing the concept ‘concordance legalization’, Tan argues that this model allows sovereignty-centric states to dynamically expand their regionalization agenda without supranationalism. In the next article, Victor Crochet argues that the European Union (EU) is using trade defence instruments as extractivist policy tools to ensure its industries’ access to raw materials in resource-rich developing countries and that such practice infringes upon developing countries’ sovereignty over their natural resources and may hamper…