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. 

U Thein Sein: Asia Cosmopolitan Awards Prize is for My People
U Thein Sein: Asia Cosmopolitan Awards Prize is for My People

Myanmar's former President U Thein Sein hailed the Asia Cosmopolitan Award's Grand Prize as an honour for him and the Myanmar people. 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.

The US and ASEAN: Deal or No Deal?
The US and ASEAN: Deal or No Deal?

Should the United States and ASEAN make a trade deal? First, let us discuss the economies. Over the past three decades, five out of seven gainers in value-added in the manufacturing sector were developing countries: China, the Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, and Thailand. And out of those, three were in ASEAN.

ASEAN as an FDI Attractor: How Do Multinationals Look at ASEAN?
ASEAN as an FDI Attractor: How Do Multinationals Look at ASEAN?

This policy brief presents an overview of the ASEAN economy in terms of its economic relationship with multinationals, particularly Japanese companies, that have long invested in this region. ASEAN has been an attractor of foreign direct investment (FDI). Read more and download the policy brief.

East Asia Update - February 2017
East Asia Update - February 2017

ERIA East Asia Update highlights the latest macroeconomic trend of ASEAN+6 Countries. Read the February 2017 issue.

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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