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News and Views

ERIA Chief Economist Talks About the Future of Asia-Pacific Economic Integration

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ERIA Chief Economist Talks About the Future of Asia-Pacific Economic Integration

03 April 2018

Economic Integration , Globalisation , Industry and Manufacturing

‘Connectivity is very important in order to upgrade global value chain,’ said Prof Fukunari Kimura, Chief Economist of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) in a panel on The Future of Asia-Pacific Economic Integration held by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs on 24 January 2018.

ERIA President: ASEAN Needs More Investment in Human Development to Sustain Growth

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ERIA President: ASEAN Needs More Investment in Human Development to Sustain Growth

19 March 2018

ASEAN , Economic Integration

ASEAN member states' relatively high economic growth is important; however, the region needed more investment in health, education, infrastructure, and social protection in order to create an inclusive society that could sustain the gains of economic growth, said ERIA President Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura in Tokyo.

ERIA Participates in the Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN and the 40th Anniversary of the Fukuda Doctrine

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ERIA Participates in the Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN and the 40th Anniversary of the Fukuda Doctrine

03 November 2017

ASEAN , Economic Integration , International Affairs , Japan

The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Mission of Japan to ASEAN, and Embassy of Japan in Indonesia organised the Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN and the 40th Anniversary of Fukuda Doctrine on 27 October 2017. Held at the Kempinski Hotel Grand Ball Room in Jakarta, the Symposium focused on the theme of 'Contributions of Japan-Indonesia Relations towards further Development of ASEAN'.

Prof Peter Drysdale: RCEP as Alternative Course to Avoid Protectionism

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Prof Peter Drysdale: RCEP as Alternative Course to Avoid Protectionism

25 September 2017

ASEAN , ASEAN Economic Community , ASEAN@50 , Economic Integration

Amidst the growing trend of protectionism in the industrial world, ASEAN must offer an alternative course towards regional reform and liberalisation through the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, said Prof Dr Peter Drysdale, Emeritus Professor of Economics at the Crawford School of Economics and Government, the Australian National University, in Manila.

ERIA Holds Workshop to Discuss a Better Implementation of the Non-Tariff Measures

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ERIA Holds Workshop to Discuss a Better Implementation of the Non-Tariff Measures

30 July 2017

Economic Integration , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

ASEAN needs to create a structured mechanism to manage the trade barriers created from the implementation of non-tariff measures (NTMs) in the region, said Izuru Kobayashi, Chief Operating Officer of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) during the workshop Deepening Economic Integration through Better Understanding and Better Implementation of the Non-Tariff Measures

Article - Vemanti Group Enters Agreement With Plutos Capital Group To Expand Investments Into Vietnam & SEA

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Article - Vemanti Group Enters Agreement With Plutos Capital Group To Expand Investments Into Vietnam & SEA

13 June 2017

ASEAN , China , Economic Integration , India , Viet Nam

Note: This article was originally published in the Market Wired on 13 June 2017. ERIA's research findings in its contribution as co-producers of the “Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2017” was featured in the news. 

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

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

07 March 2017

ASEAN , East Asia Summit , Economic Integration , Symposium , Workshop

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.

ERIA Appoints Prof Jun Arima as Senior Policy Fellow for Energy

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ERIA Appoints Prof Jun Arima as Senior Policy Fellow for Energy

22 February 2017

ASEAN , Economic Integration

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.

Opinion Piece - Asia Globalisation Not Going Astray

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Opinion Piece - Asia Globalisation Not Going Astray

15 February 2017

Economic Integration , FTA , Trade , Trade Facilitation

Editor's note: This opinion piece was originally published in the Bangkok Post on 15 February 2017. ERIA's Research Associate Rizqy Anandhika provided commentary. 

ERIA Proposes Two Ways to Escape 'Shallow Integration' in ASEAN

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ERIA Proposes Two Ways to Escape 'Shallow Integration' in ASEAN

21 September 2016

Economic Integration , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

One of the main challenges for ASEAN moving forward is the risk of 'shallow integration.' If we look at the last 15 years, intra-ASEAN trade only moved from 22% of overall regional trade in 2000 to 24% in 2015.

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