Advantage and Disadvantage of AEC 1 Business of Tourism in Thai will grow: Because Thai is the center of the AEC according on geographic then Thailand will be the main hub for travelling though other country 2Economic Growth: more opportunity for each country because of the bigger size of market and free flow of labor and capital 3 Free Trade Area a common external preferential tariff scheme to promote the free flow of goods within ASEAN.
4] The ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) is an agreement by the member nations of ASEAN concerning local manufacturing in all ASEAN countries 4 Exchange in technology: each country will have an opportunity to gain new technology such as technology in production and medical 5Product price will decrease: because of the free flow in labor and resources and terminate tariff cheaper resources in other country will replaced 6 opportunity to move production base: Entrepreneur will have ore choice to move their production base to meet country where labor cost is cheaper 7 Trade in Services such as air transport, business services, construction, financial services, maritime transport, telecommunications and tourism. improve international competitiveness: include the bargain power on non-members countries Disadvantage 1 Agriculture: in term of cost of production Thai agriculture still use a high cost. Then it’s might be difficult to competitive with other country in Asean such as Vietnam, ecause agriculture in Vietnam using organic fertilizer rather than using chemical fertilizer. 2 public health : when open AEC it will be easier for people and labor to flow in and out country then the disease will easier spread out into each country 3Labor with low English skill will be more difficult to seek for a Job : English will be the main language for Asean then employee have to improve them self but for employee who have low English skill will find that they might in trouble seeking for a job.