The Study of ASEAN’s Readiness on Implementing Single Window: Perspective from the development of Malaysia’s Information Technology

  • Wong Kok Yaw Quest International University Perak
Keywords: Single Window, Information Technology, Malaysia’s readiness, European Union


ASEAN members have worked for generations to enhance the Asia economics. Among the 10 nations from ASEAN, some have formed their Single Window. In year 2007, ASEAN leaders had agreed to form a consortium for free movement of goods, capital and investment by year 2015. To achieve this objective, all members are needed to collaborate and make sure their national Single Window is well executed before enter into ASEAN Single Window. However, the differences in IT infrastructure, institutions, IT literacy, etc. within and among 10 members are obstacles for the Single Window. This study is important to evaluate Malaysia’s information technology development on the readiness for ASEAN Single Window. It can be evaluated by comparing among the ASEAN members. Furthermore, European Union has been reviewed to determine the requirements for ASEAN Single Window.

Author Biography

Wong Kok Yaw, Quest International University Perak

School of Business and Management

Quest International University