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Cambodia-Eurasian Economic Union Launch Report on Feasibility Study on Free Trade Agreement’

09 December 2019

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Fresh News on 9 December 2019. The book launching of ‘Feasibility Study on the FTA Between …

In the News

FTA with EAEU bloc may diversify export market

05 December 2019

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The Phnom Penh Post on 5 December 2019. The book launching of ‘Feasibility Study on the FTA …

Study Finds Many Potential Benefits from Cambodia and Eurasian Economic Union FTA

News

Study Finds Many Potential Benefits from Cambodia and Eurasian Economic Union FTA

04 December 2019

Cambodia , FTA , Trade

Phnom Penh, 4 Dec 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Ministry of Commerce of the Royal Government of …

New Study Shows the Prospects are Good for a Cambodia-Eurasia Free Trade Agreement

Press Releases

New Study Shows the Prospects are Good for a Cambodia-Eurasia Free Trade Agreement

04 December 2019

FTA , Trade

Phnom Penh, 4 Dec 2019: The report on the ‘Feasibility Study on the FTA Between Kingdom of Cambodia and Eurasian Economic Union’ was launched by …

CSIS and ERIA Hold a Roundtable Discussion on Trade, RCEP, and Innovation

News

CSIS and ERIA Hold a Roundtable Discussion on Trade, RCEP, and Innovation

18 November 2019

ASEAN , Trade

Washington, 18 November 2019: The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Southeast Asia Program in Washington, D.C. recently hosted a second roundtable discussion with …

In the News

Mari Pangestu: Tahun 2020 negara Asia hadapi tantangan lebih berat

29 October 2019

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Antara News on 29 October 2019. ERIA was featured, in regards to its role as the supporting organisation …

In the News

Trade spat will not affect RCEP: Asean

07 October 2019

ASEAN , RCEP , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Bangkok Post on 7 October 2019. The 8th ERIA Editors' Roundtable which organised by the ERIA and Bangkok …

In the News

ASEAN nations hope Japan and U.S. can 'shape' behavior of China, Thai expert says

02 August 2019

ASEAN , China , Japan , Trade , United States

Note: This article was originally published in The Japan Times on 1 August 2019. ERIA Senior Communication Advisor, Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, was featured. BANGKOK – …

In the News

Asean must expedite trade reforms to attract investors, businesses

27 July 2019

ASEAN , Malaysia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Borneo Post Online on 27 July 2019. ERIA Chief Economist, Prof Fukunari Kimura was featured. KUALA LUMPUR: Asean …

ERIA CBP Holds Workshop on E-commerce in Naypyitaw

News

ERIA CBP Holds Workshop on E-commerce in Naypyitaw

15 July 2019

Capacity Building , Trade , Workshop

On 11-12 July 2019, ERIA’s Capacity Building Programme facilitated a workshop in Nay Pyi Taw on 'E-commerce for Trade Negotiators', co-hosted with the Ministry of …

In the News

FSI is represented in Miti’s Council

13 July 2019

Malaysia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Daily Express on 13 July 2019. ERIA was featured, in regards to its appointment as one of …

In the News

MITI sets up Trade and Industry Advisory Council

27 June 2019

Malaysia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The Edge Market on 27June 2019. ERIA and Dr Intan M. Ramli were appointed to new MITI Advisory …

In the News

MITI establishes new advisory council TIAC

27 June 2019

Malaysia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in New Straits Times on 27June 2019. ERIA and Dr Intan M. Ramli were appointed to new MITI Advisory …

MITI Appoints ERIA Policy Fellow to New Trade and Industry Advisory Council

News

MITI Appoints ERIA Policy Fellow to New Trade and Industry Advisory Council

27 June 2019

ERIA , Malaysia , Trade

Kuala Lumpur, 27 June 2019 - The Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) appointed ERIA Policy Fellow to its new Trade and …

Macroeconomic Policies and Development Challenges Lead Discussion at Asia Regional Roundtable

News

Macroeconomic Policies and Development Challenges Lead Discussion at Asia Regional Roundtable

19 June 2019

Seminar , Trade

Distinguished policy makers, prominent academics, think tank experts, and practitioners from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the ASEAN +3 Macroeconomic Research Office …

In the News

Australia-ASEAN-New Zealand: a trade agreement with pay off

14 June 2019

ASEAN , Australia , New Zealand , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Blue Notes on 14 June 2019. Prof Fukunari Kimura, ERIA Chief Economist, was featuned. At the end …

ERIA Attends the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy

News

ERIA Attends the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy

10 June 2019

Digital Economy , Trade

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 …

Call for Proposals: Impact of Non-Tariff Measures on Trade and Competitiveness in East Asia

News

Call for Proposals: Impact of Non-Tariff Measures on Trade and Competitiveness in East Asia

03 June 2019

Call for Proposals , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submissions of research proposals for ERIA’s Research Project on ‘Impact of Non-tariff Measures on …

In the News

‘Strengthening Global Governance & Multilateralism: a Special Mission for the G20 in Osaka’

10 May 2019

Economic Integration , Global Governance and Multilateralism , Governance , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Japan SPOTLIGHT May /June 2019 on May 2019. Ms Anita Prakash, ERIA Director for Policy Relations, is the …

In the News

RPT: ANALYSIS - China-Japan-South Korea FTA Talks Vital Amid Rising Protectionism But Fraught With Hurdles

18 April 2019

China , Japan , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Urdu Point on 18 April 2019. Dr Lurong Chen, ERIA Economist, was featured. SOCHI (UrduPoint News / Sputnik …

In the News

Canada wants more trade with Asean

06 April 2019

ASEAN , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The ASEAN Post on 6 April 2019. ERIA’s research activity was featured. Is an ASEAN-Canada Free …

In the News

Asean task force aims for consensus on joining trade pacts

15 March 2019

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The Nation on 15 March 2019. ERIA’s research activity on NTM was featured With few tangible …

In the News

Ministers vow to conclude talks on Asia-Pacific trade pact in 2019

05 March 2019

China , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in China Daily on 5 March 2019. Mr Izuru Kobayashi, ERIA COO, was featured. Trade ministers from China and …

In the News

US-China trade war has done Indonesia more good than harm

06 February 2019

China , Energy , Indonesia , Trade , United States

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 6 February 2019. Dr Lili Yan Ing’s opinion article entitled ‘Insight: US-China trade war …

In the News

US-China trade war and Brexit expose ‘complexity’ of global trade

19 November 2018

China , Trade , United States

Note: This article was originally published in The Irish Times on 19 November 2018. ERIA Chief Economist Prof Fukunari Kimura was featured discussing the dangers …

In the News

Mendag Ungkap 2 Kunci buat Kuasai Industri e-Commerce Dunia

06 September 2018

Indonesia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Liputan 6 on 6 September 2018. ERIA’s contribution on ICCAP 2018: ‘Strategy and Innovation of Trade in …

Indonesia encourages increasing ASEAN economic partnership

In the News

Indonesia encourages increasing ASEAN economic partnership

04 September 2018

Indonesia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Antara News on 4 September 2018. The ERIA 10th anniversary celebrations, which was held during the sidelines of …

Indonesia Dorong Peningkatan Kemitraan Ekonomi ASEAN

In the News

Indonesia Dorong Peningkatan Kemitraan Ekonomi ASEAN

04 September 2018

Indonesia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Industry.co.id on 4 September 2018. The ERIA 10th anniversary celebrations, which was held during the sidelines of the …

ERIA Hosted the Launch of the Hinrich Foundation Sustainable Trade Index 2018

News

ERIA Hosted the Launch of the Hinrich Foundation Sustainable Trade Index 2018

13 July 2018

Trade

The Hinrich Foundation released the key findings from the second edition of its Sustainable Trade Index at an event hosted by the Economic Research Institute …

Japan set to ratify revised TPP free trade deal two days before regional meeting on RCEP

In the News

Japan set to ratify revised TPP free trade deal two days before regional meeting on RCEP

28 June 2018

Japan , RCEP , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The Straits Times on 28 June 2018. ERIA's Chief Economist, Prof Fukunari Kimura, was featured. TOKYO – Japan …

Implications of the Growing Tensions over Trade between the US and China for ASEAN: What to Expect and A Way Forward

Opinions

Implications of the Growing Tensions over Trade between the US and China for ASEAN: What to Expect and A Way Forward

23 May 2018

ASEAN , China , Trade , United States

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has played an essential role in building prosperity in the region in its 50 years of existence. ASEAN’s …

US-China trade war impacts on ASEAN

In the News

US-China trade war impacts on ASEAN

14 May 2018

ASEAN , China , Trade , United States

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 14 May 2018. ERIA's Research Associate, Jaysa Rafi Prana is the author. ASEAN …

ERIA Chief Economist Discusses the Evolution of Unbundlings in Indonesia

News

ERIA Chief Economist Discusses the Evolution of Unbundlings in Indonesia

08 May 2018

Globalisation , Indonesia , Industry and Manufacturing , Investment , Trade

‘The concept of ‘unbundling’ is especially useful in formulating development strategies of a large country such as Indonesia. The further upgrading of unbundlings and the …

ERIA and UNCTAD Hold Workshop to Update NTMs Database

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ERIA and UNCTAD Hold Workshop to Update NTMs Database

02 April 2018

Non-Tariff Measures , Trade , Workshop

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) conducted a workshop to update the …

ERIA Hosts Workshop on Export Competitiveness

News

ERIA Hosts Workshop on Export Competitiveness

23 March 2018

Industry and Manufacturing , Trade , Workshop

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted the ‘Export Competitiveness of Manufacturing Industries in East Asia’ workshop on 21 March 2018 …

Australia and Japan should seize the moment on trade

In the News

Australia and Japan should seize the moment on trade

21 February 2018

Australia , Japan , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Policy Forum on 21 February 2018. ERIA's Chief Economist, Prof Fukunari Kimura is the author. …

Australia and Japan Should Seize the Moment on Trade

Opinions

Australia and Japan Should Seize the Moment on Trade

21 February 2018

Australia , Japan , Trade

Australia and Japan should take advantage of a recent win on the Trans-Pacific Partnership to push for further trade integration in the region, Fukunari Kimura …

Call for Proposals: Labour in East Asia

News

Call for Proposals: Labour in East Asia

24 November 2017

Call for Proposals , Industry and Manufacturing , Labour and Migration , Trade

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submission of original research proposals for its project, Labour in East Asia. The project …

Article - Asia-Pacific Summit Ends on Note of U.S.-Driven Economic Nationalism

In the News

Article - Asia-Pacific Summit Ends on Note of U.S.-Driven Economic Nationalism

11 November 2017

Trade , Trade Facilitation

Note: This article was originally published in The Wall Street Journal on 11 November 2017. ERIA's SChief Economist, Fukunari Kimura, was featured. The Pacific Rim’s …

Micro-integration, Macro-assertion: ASEAN can Use FTA Negotiations as Showcase for Wider Ambitions

SIIA Insights

Micro-integration, Macro-assertion: ASEAN can Use FTA Negotiations as Showcase for Wider Ambitions

01 November 2017

ASEAN , FTA , Trade

The year 2017 has presented ASEAN countries with a new incentive to pursue mega free trade agreements (FTAs). Since coming into power, the Trump administration …

Call for Proposals: ERIA-UNCTAD Project on NTMs

News

Call for Proposals: ERIA-UNCTAD Project on NTMs

02 October 2017

Call for Proposals , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

Background In 2015, ERIA and UNCTAD had conducted the first comprehensive data collection of NTMs in the 10 ASEAN countries. In 2018, ERIA and UNCTAD …

ERIA-UNCTAD Continues to Promote Transparency of NTMs with Enhanced Database

News

ERIA-UNCTAD Continues to Promote Transparency of NTMs with Enhanced Database

25 September 2017

ERIA , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

25 September 2017 | Palais des Nations, Geneva Since 2014, ERIA-UNCTAD has promoted transparency of Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) in ten ASEAN Member States (AMS) and …

Cambodian Trade Negotiators Participate in Capacity Building Workshop

News

Cambodian Trade Negotiators Participate in Capacity Building Workshop

18 September 2017

Cambodia , Capacity Building , Trade , Trade Facilitation

On 14-15 September, around 25 Ministry of Commerce officials attended a one and a half day workshop on customs procedures and trade facilitation, sanitary and …

Article - New tack to boost regional trade, investment pushed

In the News

Article - New tack to boost regional trade, investment pushed

13 September 2017

Investment , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The Business Mirror on 13 September 2017. ERIA was mentioned. …

ERIA - Routledge New Book: The Indonesian Economy

News

ERIA - Routledge New Book: The Indonesian Economy

09 August 2017

Industry and Manufacturing , Trade

Against the backdrop of growing anti-globalisation sentiments and increasing fragmentation of the production process across countries, this book addresses how the Indonesian economy should respond …

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

News

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 …

Call for Proposals: Export Dynamics and Export Industry Development

News

Call for Proposals: Export Dynamics and Export Industry Development

03 July 2017

Call for Proposals , ERIA , Industry and Manufacturing , Regulation and Governance , Trade

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submission of research proposals for the ERIA Microdata Research Project for Fiscal Year 2017. …

Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry Visits ERIA

News

Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry Visits ERIA

14 June 2017

ERIA , Industry and Manufacturing , Malaysia , Trade

The President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, welcomed H.E. Dato' Sri Mustapa Mohamed, the Minister of …

Should East Asia Retaliate against US Trade Policy?

Opinions

Should East Asia Retaliate against US Trade Policy?

31 May 2017

Finance and Macroeconomy , Regulation and Governance , Trade

By Lili Yan Ing and Jaysa Rafi Prana Trump's aggressive stance could backfire on his country in the long term. President Donald Trump's trade agenda …

RCEP Discussed at Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia

News

RCEP Discussed at Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia

26 May 2017

Cambodia , Capacity Building , FTA , RCEP , Trade , Workshop

At the request of the Ministry of Commerce, Kingdom of Cambodia, on 18 May, the Capacity Building Programme facilitated a one-day workshop on "Understanding Issues …

ERIA and UNCTAD Hold 'NTMs in ASEAN' Workshop

News

ERIA and UNCTAD Hold 'NTMs in ASEAN' Workshop

17 May 2017

ASEAN , ERIA , Trade , Trade Facilitation , Workshop

On 27-28 April 2017, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) held …

RCEP Facing a Critical Deadline

Opinions

RCEP Facing a Critical Deadline

30 April 2017

ASEAN , FTA , RCEP , Trade , Trade Facilitation

By Tan Sri Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria ASEAN is well on its way to becoming a global leader for regional integration and an important …

After Brexit, an ASEAN-EU Trade Agreement?

Opinions

After Brexit, an ASEAN-EU Trade Agreement?

30 April 2017

ASEAN , FTA , Trade

By Lili Yan Ing and Abigail Rising anti-globalisation sentiment Since World War II, the world has experienced a steady wave of globalisation. However, a series …

ERIA Attends the Informal Meeting of AEM-METI Consultation

News

ERIA Attends the Informal Meeting of AEM-METI Consultation

21 April 2017

ASEAN , ERIA , Japan , RCEP , Trade

A delegation from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) attended the informal meeting of ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM)-METI consultations in Osaka, …

The US and ASEAN: Deal or No Deal?

Opinions

The US and ASEAN: Deal or No Deal?

31 March 2017

ASEAN , Investment , Trade

By Lili Yan Ing and Abigail Should the United States and ASEAN make a trade deal? First, let us discuss the economies. Over the past …

How Far Can the RCEP Ship Sail?

Opinions

How Far Can the RCEP Ship Sail?

31 March 2017

ASEAN , FTA , RCEP , Trade

By Maura Ada Décosterd Painted against the backdrop of a platinum-standard Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) appeared, at least for …

ERIA Engagement at the 5th ASEAN EU Business Summit

News

ERIA Engagement at the 5th ASEAN EU Business Summit

14 March 2017

ASEAN , ASEAN Economic Community , Trade

While government leaders from the European Union and the Association for South East Asian Nations decided to resume free trade talks at a ministers meeting …

ERIA and UNCTAD Holds Lunch Meeting on NTM Database for RCEP Countries

News

ERIA and UNCTAD Holds Lunch Meeting on NTM Database for RCEP Countries

03 March 2017

ERIA , RCEP , Trade , Trade Facilitation

On 2 March 2017, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) held …

Protectionism Thrives in the West: Is the Pendulum of Globalisation Swinging to the East?

Opinions

Protectionism Thrives in the West: Is the Pendulum of Globalisation Swinging to the East?

28 February 2017

ASEAN , Industry and Manufacturing , Trade

By Rizqy Anandhika Globalisation is facing a major test of sustainability in the west with trade protectionism and populism mushrooming, but the trend is unlikely …

Opinion Piece - Is the Pendulum of Globalization Swinging to the East?

In the News

Opinion Piece - Is the Pendulum of Globalization Swinging to the East?

23 February 2017

East Asia Summit , FTA , Trade

Editor's note: This opinion piece was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 23 February 2017. ERIA's Research Associate Rizqy Anandhika provided commentary. Globalization is …

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