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ASEAN Economic Community

ERIA is tasked out to provide analytical support to the work of the Mid Term Review (MTR) of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Blueprint. ERIA conducts improvement efforts of AEC Scorecard on several priority sectors. Furthermore, ERIA works closely with related governments to conduct necessary follow-ups to the Jakarta Framework and Bali Concord III which look beyond 2015.


ERIA is conducting comprehensive mapping of existing ASEAN+1 FTAs and bilateral FTAs to provide policy recommendations toward the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).


We follow up the implementation of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) and the Comprehensive Asia Development Plan (CADP) in various countries. Also, we examine appropriate risk sharing for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects.


To support ASEAN Member States to develop competitive and innovative SME sectors, ERIA is developing the ASEAN SME Policy Index and conducting various researches on SME development.


We analyze energy saving potential in the East Asia region, transparent energy trade and investments, sustainability of bio mass energy and other aspects of energy.


We conduct environment research to share the experiences in environment policies among ASEAN and East Asian countries, to formulate vision on regional environmental policies in the region, and to reduce economic burden through sound environment management systems.

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