1st Workshop on "Study on the Economic Impact of Chemical Management in ASEAN and East Asia"
The 1st Workshop of ERIA Research Project "Study on the Economic Impact of Chemical Management in ASEAN and East Asia" was held at Jade Room, Nikko Hotel in Jakarta on 1 December 2010.
The purpose of the workshop is; 1) to share good practices of chemical management in ASEAN and East Asia, and 2) to figure out the economic impact of each chemical management system. The working group consists of 11 members and 2 experts from ASEAN and East Asian member countries, and made discussions on the current and future chemical management system in ASEAN and East Asia.
The sharing of the good practice was held in the morning session. To share the best practices in each country, discussions among member counties were conducted based on the briefings on the current chemical management situation from each member country.
In the afternoon sessions, secretariat of the working group conducted a presentation on the draft result of the economic impact assessment, which analyzed the qualitative and quantitative impact on introducing risk-based chemical management system in ASEAN and East Asian Countries. These presentations were followed by active discussion on its result and potential cooperation in near future.