Why Did Lans Join Aseann

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In 1990s, Laos agreed and joined AFTA in order to join ASEAN, but was given longer time frames in which to meet AFTA's tariff reduction obligations [7]. AFTA, with its main goal, to increase ASEAN's competitive edge as a production base in the world market through the elimination, within ASEAN, of tariffs and non-tariff barriers; and to attract more foreign direct investment to ASEAN, used the Common Effective Preferential Tariff (CEPT) scheme as the main mechanism, which comprises a schedule for phasing out the tariffs. In June 1993, the two governments (Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the “GOL”) and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand) have extended the MOU several times up to December 2007. From year 1998…show more content…
In 2002, Very Small Power Producer (VSPP) scheme had applied. In 2007, Thailand Adder Scheme (Footnote 1). In 2008, Renewable Energy Development Plan (REDP) 2008-2022. In 2010, Thailand Power Development Plan (PDP) 2010-2030 and Thailand Power Development Plan (PDP) 2010-2030 - Revision 1. In 2011, Thailand Power Development Plan (PDP) 2010-2030 – Revision 2 and Renewable Energy Development Plan (REDP) 2012-2021. Lastly in 2015, Thailand Power Development Plan (PDP) 2015-2036, Thailand Smart Grid Roadmap 2015-2036 and Alternative Energy Development Plan (AEDP) 2015-2036 [10]. Energy policies in Malaysia are controlled by the government and the main source of energy in Malaysia based on oil. In 1970, Malaysia government need to control the search another source such as coal or natural gas due to energy crisis and. The oil becomes falling significantly and the government need to build more infrastructures to increase energy source and deal with air pollution and climate change. To manage more demand in electricity, National Electricity Board (NEB) was founded. Oil was discover at the Sarawak and Peninsular Malaysia shore and founded the National Petroleum Policy with the objective to ensure efficient, secure and environment sustainable supplies of energy and it was further improved over the years. Malaysia founded PETRONAS and Tenaga Nasional

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