Research Project Reports

Integrating Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) into the More Integrated East Asia

By Vo Tri Thanh, Dionisius Narjoko, Sothea Oum (Eds.)

ERIA Research Project Report 2009-8

Posted: March 2010

List of Project Members


PROFESSOR FUKUNARI KIMURA (PROJECT SUPERVISOR): Chief Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Indonesia. Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University, Japan.

DR.VO TRI THANH (PROJECT LEADER): Vice President, Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Vietnam.

DR.CHARLES HARVIE: Associate Professor, Director of Centre for Small Business and Regional Research, School of Economics, Faculty Commerce, University Wollongong, Australia.

DR.DIONISIUS NARJOKO (PROJECT COORDINATOR): Researcher, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Indonesia.

DR.SOTHEA OUM (PROJECT COORDINATOR): Researcher, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Indonesia.

DR.TRAN TIEN CUONG: Director of Enterprise Reform and Development Department, Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Vietnam.

DR.CHHEANG VANNARITH: Executive Director, Cambodia Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP), Cambodia.

MR.LENG THEARITH: Researcher Fellow, Cambodia Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP), Cambodia.

DR.PHOUPHET KYOPHILAVONG: Lecturer, Department of Economics, National University of Laos, Lao PDR.

DR.CHAIYUTH PUNYASAVATSUT: Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University, Thailand.

DR.RAFAELITA ALDABA: Senior Research Fellow, Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), Philippines.

DR.ERLINDA MEDALLA: Senior Research Fellow, Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), Philippines.

MS.FATIMA DEL PRADO: Research Specialist, Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), Philippines.

MR.DONALD YASAY: Research Analyst, Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), Philippines.

DR.ZAKIR MACHMUD: Associate Director for Economic and Policy Research, Institute for Economic and Social Research,Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia.

MS.RIZKI N. SIREGAR: Researcher, Institute for Economic and Social Research, Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia.

PROFESSOR RAJAH RASIAH: Professor of Technology and Innovation Policy, Dean, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

DR.MOHD ROSLI: Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

MR.PUVANESVARAN SANJIVEE: University of Malaya, Malaysia.

DR.MITSUYO ANDO: Associate Professor, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University, Japan.

DR.SUN XUEGONG: Senior Fellow, Institute of Economic Research, National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China.

DR.LIU XUEYUAN : Senior Fellow, Institute of Economic Research, National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China.



Full Report


RPR-2009-8

Contents


Front cover

Table of Contents

List of Project Members

Acknowledgements

Executive Summary

Chapter 1. Overview: Integrating Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) into a More Integrated East Asia

Chapter 2. SMEs and Regional Production Networks

Chapter 3. SMEs and Production Network - Framework

Chapter 4. Constraints to Growth and Firm Characteristics Determinants of SME Participation in Production Networks

Chapter 4_Appendix 1a

Chapter 4_Appendix 1b

Chapter 4_Appendix 2-13

Chapter 5. Constraints on SMEs in Cambodia and their Participation in Production Networks

Chapter 6. Integrating Lao SMEs into a More Integrated East Asia Region

Chapter 7. Integrating Small and Medium Enterprises into the more Integrated East Asia Region: The Case of Vietnam

Chapter 8. Integrating SMEs into East Asia Production Networks: Thailand

Chapter 9. The Significance of Production Networks in Productivity, Exports and Technological Upgrading:

Small and Medium Enterprises in Electric-Electronics, Textile-Garments,

Automotives and Wood Products in Malaysia

Chapter 10. Small and Medium Enterprises in Regional Production Networks: An Indonesian Case

Chapter 11. Integrating SMEs into the East Asian Region: The Philippines

Chapter 12. Integrating China's Small and Medium Enterprises into International Production Networks:

Barriers and Policy Responses

Chapter 13. Japanese SMEs and International Production/Distribution Networks in East Asia

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