Resource Guide – ASEAN


This guide provides selected resources related to ASEAN in the ISEAS Library as well as on the Internet.

To find additional materials from ISEAS Library, search the library online catalogue SEALion.

Selected Books


ASEAN Digest
[Newsletter of the ASEAN Secretariat]
Library Holdings: 1979
Call Number: Jou DS501 A811

ASEAN Economic Bulletin
Library Holdings: 1984-2012
Call Number: Jou HC441 A1A84

ASEANFocus (via ISEAS Website)
A quarterly publication produced by the ASEAN Studies Centre under ISEAS, with analytical articles aiming to promote awareness of ASEAN among the public.
Coverage: 2015-current

ASEAN Journal
Library Holdings: 1973-1979
Call Number: Jou DS501 A84

ASEAN Journal of Community Engagement (via Directory of Open Access Journals)
Coverage:  2017-current

ASEAN Journal on Science and Technology for Development (via Directory of Open Access Journals)
Coverage:  2005-current

ASEAN Review
Library Holdings: 1976-1978
Call Number: Jou DS501 A81

ASEAN Update
Library Holdings: 1993-1999
Call Number: Jou DS501 A814

Data & Statistics

Statistical Materials in the Library Collection

ASEAN Community in Figures
Library holdings: 2008-2014
Call Number: Sta as HA4590.8 A2A813

ASEAN Economic Community Chartbook
Library holdings: 2009-2014
Call Number: Sta as HC441 A84

ASEAN Statistical Yearbook
Library holdings: 2001-2014
Call Number: Sta as HA4590.8 A81

ASEAN Statistical Yearbook on Food, Agriculture and Forestry
Library holdings: 1970-1990
Call Number: Sta as HD2075.8 A81

Statistics of Foreign Direct Investment in ASEAN
Library holdings: 1999-2006
Call Number: Sta as HG5740.8 A3S89

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Statistical Databases

Statistics updates on selected key indicators about ASEAN and its Member States.

Asian Development Bank Statistical Database
The database contains data on balance of payments, external debt, government finance, labor force, money and interest rates, national accounts, prices, population, social indicators, and trade.

CEIC Data Manager (Onsite access for ISEAS researchers)
CEIC provides granular country-level plus region and state level information on several macroeconomic sectors, such as inflation, exports, tourism and more. Detailed methodological references at indicator, dataset, sector, and country levels are also available.

EIU CountryData (Contact Library for offsite access)
It provides immediate access to headline economic indicators and forecasts vital to economic, financial, and budget models. It also provides hard-edged analysis of a country’s economic health and prospects.

OpenDevelopment Mekong
Open data site for greater Mekong region, including Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam.

UN Comtrade
UN Comtrade is a repository of official international trade statistics and relevant analytical tables.

World Bank Open Data   
Open access to external debt and financial flow data that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt to the World Bank’s Debtor Reporting System. The indicators include external debt stocks and flows, major economic aggregates, and key debt ratios as well as average terms of new commitments, currency composition of long-term debt, debt restructurings, and scheduled debt service projections.

ASEAN Documents

Agreement on ASEAN Preferential Trading Arrangements
Call Number: HF2302 A9A81

ASEAN agreement on customs
Call Number: DS503 A83 NO. 201

ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution
Call Number: DS503 A83 no. 557

The ASEAN Charter
Call Number: KNE175 A81

ASEAN comprehensive investment agreement: an introduction
Call Number: HG5740.8 A3A845

ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint
Call Number: JZ5333.5 A9A85 no. 4

ASEAN Political-security Community Blueprint
Call Number: JZ5333.5 A9A866  

ASEAN Socio-cultural Community Blueprint 
Call Number: JZ5333.5 A9A845

Commemorative booklet on the admission of Brunei Darussalam into ASEAN , Jakarta, 7 January 1984
Call Number: DOC Br9

Declaration of ASEAN concord
Call Number: DOC 1503

Documents series (ASEAN Secretariat)
Library holdings: 1994-2011
Call Number: UA832.8 A841

Treaty of Amity and Cooperation
Call Number: DOC 1843

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