ERIA President Welcomes the Adoption of Trade Facilitation Agreement
ERIA President Welcomes the Adoption of Trade Facilitation Agreement

ERIA welcomes the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) entry into force on 22 February 2017. The TFA is a major milestone for the global trading system, as it is the first multilateral agreement concluded in the 21 year history of the World Trade Organization. Read more.

HE Thein Sein Receives the 3rd Asia Cosmopolitan Award
HE Thein Sein Receives the 3rd Asia Cosmopolitan Award

Nara - 15 January 2017: Former President of Myanmar HE U Thein Sein received the Grand Prize of the 3rd Asia Cosmopolitan Awards (ACA) this afternoon in recognition of his contributions to his country's reform efforts and democratization under his leadership. Read more. 

RCEP: The Mutually Beneficial Economic Partnership Agreement Amongst East Asian Countries
RCEP: The Mutually Beneficial Economic Partnership Agreement Amongst East Asian Countries

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held a 2-day workshop on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in Tokyo, Japan from 22-23 March 2017. The workshop aimed to provide inputs for the conclusion of the RCEP as well as overall regional integration in the region. Read more.

ERIA and IDE-JETRO Organises International Symposium 'New Normal, Integration, and Inequality'
ERIA and IDE-JETRO Organises International Symposium 'New Normal, Integration, and Inequality'

Jakarta, Indonesia - 7 March 2017: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Institute of Developing Economies - Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO) held a one day workshop followed by a half day public symposium which discussed research on integration and inequality across ASEAN and East Asia.

How far can the RCEP ship sail?
How far can the RCEP ship sail?

Painted against the backdrop of a platinum-standard Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) appeared, at least for those commentators outside the inner circle of ASEAN ten Member States and their six Dialogue Partners, to be more market-access oriented, less WTO-plus-inclined and covertly China-driven. Some of these assumptions are true, some are false, and some require qualification. Read more.

ERIA Frames - March 2017
ERIA Frames - March 2017

ERIA FRAMES is a newsletter issued by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA). The newsletter presents a picture of the Institute's various works and activities on ASEAN and East Asia issues. Read the March 2017 issue.

ASEAN monetary authorities brace for uncertain 2017
ASEAN monetary authorities brace for uncertain 2017

ASEAN members must remain vigilant to ensure a stable 2017 follows their solid 2016, and are cautiously observing the latest developments in the world economies, particularly in the US, China and Europe. Read more.

ERIA - Routledge New Book: Production Networks in Southeast Asia
ERIA - Routledge New Book: Production Networks in Southeast Asia

The book answers the recently topical questions of how China's processed trade affects the trade of Southeast Asia. What is Southeast Asia's role in Factory Asia, the region's complex of cross-border supply chains? What is Southeast Asia's involvement in building or joining production networks in the region? And, most importantly, how can Southeast Asia increase the value added of its products and improve its competitiveness?

ERIA Appoints Prof Jun Arima as Senior Policy Fellow for Energy
ERIA Appoints Prof Jun Arima as Senior Policy Fellow for Energy

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Jun Arima as Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Environment.

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