Editors Discuss ASEAN Vision 2040 during the Eighth ERIA Editors’ Roundtable

ASEAN Vision 2040 and the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific were among the topics of discussion during a recent meeting of editors and senior journalists from across ASEAN and East Asian countries held by ERIA. The 8th ERIA Editors’ Roundtable was held on 6 October 2019 in Bangkok, in cooperation with Bangkok Post. 

ERIA Renews MoU with ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

Representatives from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) met this morning for the signing ceremony of the renewed ‘Memorandum of Understanding to Develop AIPA's Capacity on Matters Concerning ASEAN Economic Community and ASEAN  Economic Integration in Various Areas’. AIPA was represented by Hon Nguyen Tuong Van, Secretary General of AIPA, while ERIA was represented by Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, the  President of ERIA. The ceremony was witnessed by H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary-General of ASEAN and H.E. Mr Akira Chiba, Ambassador of Japan to ASEAN.

ERIA Releases Updated Database to Help Improve Trade Environment in ASEAN

The official handover ceremony of the Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) Database from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) to ASEAN Member States (AMS)  took place this morning on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings, attended by H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary-General of ASEAN, Ministers from the East Asia Summit, and ERIA officials. 

ERIA Attends the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy

A delegation from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), headed by the President, Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, was invited to attend the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy on 8 and 9 June in Tsukuba, Japan. Prof Nishimura had a bilateral meeting with H.E. Rudiantara, Minister of Communication and Information Technology of Indonesia, on the margins of the Ministerial Meeting.

ERIA Attends G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) attended the G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting on 11-12 May 2019 in Niigata, Japan. ERIA also participated in the senior officials meeting on 10 May and contributed in the finalisation of the Agriculture Ministers Declaration, which will be presented to the Chair of G20.

Highlighted Publications

The Economic Consequences of Globalisation in the United States

The Economic Consequences of Globalisation in the United States

21 January 2020

The unprecedented rise in global interdependence since World War II, especially since the 1970s, has been very productive. World gross domestic product (GDP) growth increased from around 2% per year …

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Scaling up Private Investment in Low-Carbon Energy Systems through Regional Cooperation: Market-Based Trade Policy Measures

Scaling up Private Investment in Low-Carbon Energy Systems through Regional Cooperation: Market-Based Trade Policy Measures

20 January 2020

This study aims to analyse the possibility and challenges of encouraging private sector investment in low-carbon energy systems in Asia, particularly across the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) member countries, …

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Enhancing Inter-Firm Linkages through Clusters and Digitalisation for Productivity Growth

Enhancing Inter-Firm Linkages through Clusters and Digitalisation for Productivity Growth

20 January 2020

This paper examines the policies for industrial cluster development in Viet Nam. The first export processing zone was established in 1991. Since 1994, Viet Nam has focused more on developing …

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Vulnerability of Agriculture Production Networks and Global Food Value Chains  Due to Natural Disaster

Vulnerability of Agriculture Production Networks and Global Food Value Chains Due to Natural Disaster

07 January 2020

Edited by Meinhard Breiling, and Venkatachalam Anbumozhi

The threat of disasters and climate change to the global food supply is growing. In the developing countries of Asia more than one quarter of the total economic impact of …

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Towards a Resilient ASEAN Volume 2: Advancing Disaster Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation: Roadmap and Options for Implementation

Towards a Resilient ASEAN Volume 2: Advancing Disaster Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation: Roadmap and Options for Implementation

27 December 2019

Edited by Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Jeremy Gross, and Stefan Wesiak

Climate change tends to increase the frequency and intensity of weather-related natural disasters, which put many people at risk. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is more vulnerable to …

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Economic Consequences of Globalisation: Case Study of Thailand

Economic Consequences of Globalisation: Case Study of Thailand

26 December 2019

The paper reviews empirical works examining the effect of globalisation in Thailand, beginning with a discussion of its integration into the economy. Three drivers of economic globalisation are emphasised: international …

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Globalisation and Economic Development: Malaysia's Experience

Globalisation and Economic Development: Malaysia's Experience

23 December 2019

The economic development of Malaysia has been strongly driven and shaped by globalisation, from the pre-colonial to the post-independence period. The country has harnessed trade, foreign capital, and foreign labour …

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Towards a Resilient ASEAN Volume 1: Disasters, Climate Change, and Food Security: Supporting ASEAN Resilience

Towards a Resilient ASEAN Volume 1: Disasters, Climate Change, and Food Security: Supporting ASEAN Resilience

23 December 2019

Edited by Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Meinhard Breiling, and Vangimalla Reddy

Climate change tends to increase the frequency and intensity of weather-related natural disasters, which put many people at risk. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is more vulnerable to …

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Public Acceptance of Nuclear Power Plants in Hosting Communities:  A Multilevel System Analysis

Public Acceptance of Nuclear Power Plants in Hosting Communities: A Multilevel System Analysis

20 December 2019

Edited by tomoko murakami, and Venkatachalam Anbumozhi

Problems with public acceptance have resulted in significant setbacks for nuclear power plant projects in ASEAN and East Asian. Trust within the communities that host the nuclear facilities is one …

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Economic Consequences of Globalisation: The Australian Framework for Reforms

Economic Consequences of Globalisation: The Australian Framework for Reforms

19 December 2019

Australia has experienced significant reforms to policy affecting trade in goods and services, investment, and people. The contributions of these reforms to growth have been significant. However, the scope remains …

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Study on the Biomass and Coal Co-Combustion in the ASEAN Region

Study on the Biomass and Coal Co-Combustion in the ASEAN Region

16 December 2019

Edited by Otaka Yasuo, Yamada Fumiko, and Han Phoumin

Co-combustion of agricultural waste and coal could make a very significant contribution to reducing CO2 emissions compared with simple coal combustion for power generation. Since the countries of ASEAN are …

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Ageing and Health in The Philippines

Ageing and Health in The Philippines

09 December 2019

Edited by Grace T. Cruz, Christian Joy P. Cruz, and Yasuhiko Saito

The Longitudinal Study of Ageing and Health in the Philippines (LSAHP) is the first multi-actor longitudinal study on ageing in the Philippines with information coming from older Filipinos, their caregivers, …

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New Frontiers for Services in Globalisation

New Frontiers for Services in Globalisation

05 December 2019

The building of global value chains in manufacturing is much discussed, but less attention is given to the growth of value chains in services, their drivers and their implications. In …

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Services to Support Manufacturing Value Chains in East Asia

Services to Support Manufacturing Value Chains in East Asia

05 December 2019

The drivers and consequences of the development of global value chains (GVCs) in East Asia have been the subject of significant policy research. This work has stressed the importance of …

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Feasibility Study of the Free Trade Agreement between The Kingdom of Cambodia and The Eurasian Economic Union

Feasibility Study of the Free Trade Agreement between The Kingdom of Cambodia and The Eurasian Economic Union

04 December 2019

Edited by Shandre Thangavelu and team

To expand market access to Eastern Europe, Cambodia is currently exploring a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Eurasian Union – a common market comprised of five nations (Armenia, Belarus, …

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Multimedia

ERIA Participates in the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2019

Bangkok, 2 November 2019: Industry 4.0 and technological development needs to be human-centric; therefore, workers of all ages—not just the young—need to be equipped with relevant skills for the digital transformation of our economies and societies, said ERIA President Prof …

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