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The Force Driving in Industrial to Access to Asian Economic Community

Accesses advantages and disadvantages of Thailand’s industrial products as to compete in ASEAN Economic Community ( AEC) market. Applies the RCA index (Revealed Comparative Advantage: RCA) on the import and export statistics of Thailand’s industrial products during 2008-2013. Gives a comparative analysis among Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia. Mentions ASEAN Economic Community ( AEC) Blueprint, an overview of Thailand-ASEAN trade situation, and the impact of AEC towards Thailand’s industrial sector. Reveals the analytical results into 4 groups regarding market share and export potentials. Concludes electrics and electronic industry, plastics, gems and jewelry, and textiles as the starred industries; whereas, the clothing industry goes down.