chapter  2
Patterns of trade, investment and migration in the Asia-Pacific region
ByPartha Gangopadhyay
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Malaysia and Indonesia. 5 The traditional developing nations such as Burma/Myanmar, Vietnam,

Cambodia, and Laos. Different groups have confronted different economic problems during

the last twenty years and have diverse resource bases. Thus their trade,

investment and growth prospects differ considerably. It is critical to note that the trade, investment and growth prospects are heavily influenced by the present stage of development, the resource bases of a nation and also by national economic policies.