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.

Protectionism thrives in the west: Is the pendulum of globalisation swinging to the east?
Protectionism thrives in the west: Is the pendulum of globalisation swinging to the east?

Globalisation is facing a major test of sustainability in the west with trade protectionism and populism mushrooming, but the trend is unlikely to spread to East Asia, nor hamper the region's steady trajectory towards deeper integration.

Implications for Mega-Freetrade Agreements
Implications for Mega-Freetrade Agreements

As mega free trade agreements (FTAs) are reshaping the rules of global governance, there is urgency for member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to take proper actions in response to the changing world economic order. Read more and download the policy brief.

ERIA official newsletter
ERIA official newsletter "ERIA FRAMES" (February 2017 Issue) released

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 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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