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Making ASEAN's E-Commerce Landscape Count - Adopting a Value Chain Approach

SIIA Insights

Making ASEAN's E-Commerce Landscape Count - Adopting a Value Chain Approach

01 January 2018

ASEAN , Digital Economy , E-commerce , Singapore

Singapore, 2018: Singapore is taking over the chairmanship at a time when there is growing anti-globalisation and anti-trade sentiment around the world. In this …

Southeast Asia’s hope for renewable energy in the year ahead

In the News

Southeast Asia’s hope for renewable energy in the year ahead

10 January 2018

ASEAN , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in The ASEAN Post on 10 January 2018. ERIA's Energy Economist, Dr Han Phoumin was featured. …

Japan LDP's Secretary General Toshihiro Nikai Visits ERIA

News

Japan LDP's Secretary General Toshihiro Nikai Visits ERIA

20 January 2018

ERIA

Jakarta, 20 January 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia was very honoured to receive a special visit from the Secretary General …

ERIA Holds 'Why Think Tank Matters' Discussion

News

ERIA Holds 'Why Think Tank Matters' Discussion

26 January 2018

ERIA , Global Go To Think Tank Index

Jakarta, 26 January 2018: Think tanks play an important role in shaping public policy around the world, said Izuru Kobayashi, the Chief Operating Officer of …

Think Tanks Keep Semblance of Order in Topsy-Turvy World

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Think Tanks Keep Semblance of Order in Topsy-Turvy World

29 January 2018

Global Go To Think Tank Index

Note: This article was originally published in Jakarta Globe on 29 January 2018. ERIA's event on 'Why Think Tanks Matter …

Rethinking a Circular Economy in the Face of Climate Change

Opinions

Rethinking a Circular Economy in the Face of Climate Change

30 January 2018

Circular Economy , Climate Change

World leaders and climate negotiators have continued efforts to address climate change despite the United States relinquishing leadership. So it was perhaps with some …

Zalora CEO: Indonesia can be One of the World’s Largest Digital Economies

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Zalora CEO: Indonesia can be One of the World’s Largest Digital Economies

31 January 2018

Digital Economy , E-commerce , Indonesia

Jakarta, 24 January 2018: Indonesia has the potential to be one of the biggest digital economies in the world, said Anthony Fung, Chief Operating Officer …

ERIA and IDE-JETRO Hold Research Institute Network Meeting for FY 2017

News

ERIA and IDE-JETRO Hold Research Institute Network Meeting for FY 2017

31 January 2018

ERIA , Research Institutes Network

Jakarta, 29 January 2018: The annual Research Institutes Network (RIN) meeting was held in Jakarta, Indonesia on 29 January 2018, organised by the Economic Research …

CLMV Countries Must Go Beyond Regional Integration

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CLMV Countries Must Go Beyond Regional Integration

01 February 2018

CLMV , Industry and Manufacturing , Investment

Dubbed Southeast Asia's last frontier market, Myanmar has been one of ASEAN's most high-profile destinations for investors since the country's opening. There are concerns …

ERIA among Top Think Tanks Globally

Press Releases

ERIA among Top Think Tanks Globally

02 February 2018

ERIA , Global Go To Think Tank Index

Jakarta, 2 February 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) in Jakarta has again been ranked amongst the best think tanks …

ERIA and IDE-JETRO Hold Roundtable on Connectivity and Innovation

News

ERIA and IDE-JETRO Hold Roundtable on Connectivity and Innovation

05 February 2018

ERIA , Research Institutes Network

Jakarta, 30 January 2018 : The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Institute of Developing Economies - Japan External Trade …

A Chinese Model for Global Leadership?

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A Chinese Model for Global Leadership?

07 February 2018

China

Note: This article was originally published in The Diplomat on 7 February 2018. ERIA's Energy Economist, Dr Yanfei Li, is the author. In …

ERIA Holds Workshop to Follow Up 'Lao PDR at the Crossroads'

News

ERIA Holds Workshop to Follow Up 'Lao PDR at the Crossroads'

12 February 2018

Lao PDR , Workshop

Vientiane, 6 February 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC) of Lao PDR …

Vietnam’s 2018 prospects from foreigners’ perspectives

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Vietnam’s 2018 prospects from foreigners’ perspectives

17 February 2018

Viet Nam

Note: This article was originally published in Vietnam Net on 17 February 2018. ERIA's President, Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura was featured. The international …

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 …

Australia and Japan should seize the moment on trade

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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. …

ERIA and Universitas Brawijaya Hold 'The Indonesian Economy' Book Discussion

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ERIA and Universitas Brawijaya Hold 'The Indonesian Economy' Book Discussion

23 February 2018

Finance and Macroeconomy

Malang, 22 February 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), together with the Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Brawijaya, held …

ASEAN Rides the E-commerce Wave: Infrastructure, Human Capital, and Regulatory Frameworks

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ASEAN Rides the E-commerce Wave: Infrastructure, Human Capital, and Regulatory Frameworks

28 February 2018

ASEAN , E-commerce , Regulation and Governance

With the emergence of the digital economy driving economic growth and creating new business opportunities around the world, how can the ASEAN nations catch this …

ERIA Co-organises ASEAN 50th Anniversary Symposium IV with Japanese Institutions

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ERIA Co-organises ASEAN 50th Anniversary Symposium IV with Japanese Institutions

05 March 2018

ASEAN , Japan , Symposium

Tokyo, 1 March 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-organised the ASEAN 50th Anniversary Symposium IV in Tokyo, Japan on …

Joint symposium reflects solid Asean-Japan relations

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Joint symposium reflects solid Asean-Japan relations

09 March 2018

ASEAN , Japan

Note: This article was originally published in Borneo Bulletin on 9 March 2018. ERIA's event was featured. THE Asean-Japan Centre (AJC), an intergovernmental …

Asean-Japan Centre holds symposium to reflect on Asean’s 50th anniversary

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Asean-Japan Centre holds symposium to reflect on Asean’s 50th anniversary

10 March 2018

ASEAN , Japan

Note: This article was originally published in The Borneo Post on 10 March 2018. ERIA's event was featured. The Asean-Japan Centre (AJC) conducted …

Australia and Japan’s Light Bulb Moment

Opinions

Australia and Japan’s Light Bulb Moment

12 March 2018

Australia , Energy , Japan

The future of Australia-Japan energy cooperation will be increasingly shaped by the growing demands of their Asian neighbours, Venkatachalam Anbumozhi writes. Current energy cooperation between …

ASEAN eyes release of NTBs inventory this year: PH trade chief

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ASEAN eyes release of NTBs inventory this year: PH trade chief

13 March 2018

ASEAN , Philippines

Note: This article was originally published in Philippine Canadian Inquirer on 13 March 2018. ERIA's research finding, together with UNCTAD, on NTMs Database was …

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

News

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

19 March 2018

ASEAN , Economic Integration

Tokyo, 8 March 2018: ASEAN member states' relatively high economic growth is important; however, the region needed more investment in health, education, infrastructure, and social …

Energy cooperation between Canberra and Tokyo could help keep the lights on in Asia

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Energy cooperation between Canberra and Tokyo could help keep the lights on in Asia

20 March 2018

Australia , Energy , Japan

Note: This article was originally published in Asian Correspondent on 20 March 2018. ERIA's Senior Energy Economist, Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, is the author. Current energy …

ERIA Hosts Workshop on Export Competitiveness

News

ERIA Hosts Workshop on Export Competitiveness

23 March 2018

Industry and Manufacturing , Trade , Workshop

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

ERIA Co-hosts the Joint International Economic Symposium in Kyoto

News

ERIA Co-hosts the Joint International Economic Symposium in Kyoto

26 March 2018

Innovation and Technology , Symposium

Kyoto, 2 March 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held the 'Joint International Economic Symposium on Innovation, Strategy and Survivability …

ASEAN perdalam studi kelayakan perdagangan bebas dengan Kanada

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ASEAN perdalam studi kelayakan perdagangan bebas dengan Kanada

26 March 2018

ASEAN , FTA

Note: This article was originally published in ANTARA News on 26 March 2018. ERIA's research activities was featured. Negara-negara anggota ASEAN tengah memperdalam studi kelayakan …

Menuju ASEAN-Canada FTA, ASEAN Masih Perdalam Studi Kelayakan

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Menuju ASEAN-Canada FTA, ASEAN Masih Perdalam Studi Kelayakan

26 March 2018

ASEAN , FTA

Note: This article was originally published in Warta Ekonomi on 26 March 2018. ERIA's research activities was featured. Menuju kerja sama ASEAN-Canada FTA, ASEAN masih …

Kerjasama FTA dengan Kanada, Asean Makin Diperhitungkan

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Kerjasama FTA dengan Kanada, Asean Makin Diperhitungkan

27 March 2018

ASEAN , FTA

Note: This article was originally published in Bisnis Indonesia on 27 March 2018. ERIA's research activities was featured. Asean semakin diperhitungkan sebagai mitra bisnis dan …

ERIA Holds Research and Capacity Building Workshop on Impacts of Disasters and Climate Change

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ERIA Holds Research and Capacity Building Workshop on Impacts of Disasters and Climate Change

29 March 2018

Capacity Building , Climate Change , Disasters , Workshop

Singapore, 25-26 March 2018: In an attempt to mainstream disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) into development planning of the region, ERIA …

ERIA and UNCTAD Hold Workshop to Update NTMs Database

News

ERIA and UNCTAD Hold Workshop to Update NTMs Database

02 April 2018

Non-Tariff Measures , Trade , Workshop

Phuket, 20-22 March 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) conducted a …

ERIA President Introduced Energy Research in SETA 2018

News

ERIA President Introduced Energy Research in SETA 2018

02 April 2018

Conference , Energy

Bangkok, 20-22 March 2018: President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, delivered a keynote speech entitled ‘Energy …

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

Chicago, 24 January 2018: ‘Connectivity is very important in order to upgrade global value chain,’ said Prof Fukunari Kimura, Chief Economist of the Economic …

Talk of the week: ERIA co-organizes ASEAN 50th anniversary symposium

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Talk of the week: ERIA co-organizes ASEAN 50th anniversary symposium

06 April 2018

ASEAN , Japan

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 6 April 2018. ERIA's event on ‘ASEAN 50th Anniversary Symposium IV’ in Tokyo, Japan …

Advisor to Thailand Energy Ministry Opens ERIA Meeting on Energy Poverty

News

Advisor to Thailand Energy Ministry Opens ERIA Meeting on Energy Poverty

13 April 2018

Energy , Thailand , Working Group

Bangkok, 9 April 2018: ‘The root cause of energy poverty is not just the energy price and poverty itself, but the lack of access to …

Diagnosing causes of inequality crucial for ASEAN

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Diagnosing causes of inequality crucial for ASEAN

19 April 2018

ASEAN , Poverty

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 19 April 2018. ERIA's Economist, Dr Rashesh Shrestha, is the author. One startling figure …

ERIA Hosted Special Lecture on Disaster Risk Management

News

ERIA Hosted Special Lecture on Disaster Risk Management

20 April 2018

Disasters , Japan

Jakarta, 18 April 2018: Mainstreaming disaster risk management into ASEAN societies is an ongoing task shared by all stakeholders in the region and beyond. Given …

ERIA and AIPA Hold Dialogue with Parliamentarians on Better Regulatory Governance

News

ERIA and AIPA Hold Dialogue with Parliamentarians on Better Regulatory Governance

23 April 2018

Non-Tariff Measures , Regulation and Governance

Jakarta, 19 April 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is uniquely placed to contribute to a dialogue with parliamentarians that …

ERIA Economist Talks about NTMs in ASEAN-CER Integration Partnership Forum 2018

News

ERIA Economist Talks about NTMs in ASEAN-CER Integration Partnership Forum 2018

23 April 2018

Forum , Non-Tariff Measures , Regulation and Governance

Da Nang, 5 April 2018: ‘While tariff rates have declined significantly, the number of NTMs has risen,’ noted Dr Doan Thi Thanh Ha, an economist …

ERIA Hosts Meeting between ERIA, OECD, and Their Parliamentary Leagues

News

ERIA Hosts Meeting between ERIA, OECD, and Their Parliamentary Leagues

26 April 2018

OECD

Tokyo, 13 April 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted a meeting between the President of ERIA, the Secretary-General of …

Diagnosing the Causes of Inequality Crucial to Creating Good Policy in ASEAN

Opinions

Diagnosing the Causes of Inequality Crucial to Creating Good Policy in ASEAN

30 April 2018

ASEAN , Poverty

One startling figure about recent global growth is that 82% of all wealth created in the last year went to the top 1%. After focusing …

APEC Oil and Gas Security Newsletter Interviews Dr Han Phoumin

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APEC Oil and Gas Security Newsletter Interviews Dr Han Phoumin

30 April 2018

Energy , Energy Security

Dr Han Phoumin, an Energy Economist from Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), shared his various experiences in ASEAN and East Asia …

SMEs’ access to credit: Better, but not enough

In the News

SMEs’ access to credit: Better, but not enough

01 May 2018

SMEs , Viet Nam

Note: This article was originally published in Viet Nam News on 1 May 2018. ERIA’s research finding was featured. Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have …

ERIA Holds Coffee Talk in New Information Centre

News

ERIA Holds Coffee Talk in New Information Centre

07 May 2018

ERIA

Jakarta, 3 May 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held its first ever ERIA Coffee Talk on 3 May 2018, …

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

Jakarta, 2 May 2018: ‘The concept of ‘unbundling’ is especially useful in formulating development strategies of a large country such as Indonesia. The further upgrading …

Address inequality in Asean

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Address inequality in Asean

08 May 2018

ASEAN

Note: This article was originally published in Khmer Times on 8 May 2018. ERIA's Economist, Dr Rashesh Shrestha is the author. Achieving equality of opportunity …

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 …

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 …

Prof Nishimura Elected as ERIA President

Press Releases

Prof Nishimura Elected as ERIA President

25 May 2018

ERIA , Governing Board

Jakarta, 25 May 2018 : The Governing Board (GB) of Economic Research Institute of ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) unanimously reelected Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura as …

Director of AMRO Makes Courtesy Call to ERIA

News

Director of AMRO Makes Courtesy Call to ERIA

06 June 2018

AMRO , ERIA

Jakarta, 6 June 2018: President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, welcomed the Director of the ASEAN+3 …

ERIA Holds the 11th Governing Board Meeting and Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Multimedia , News

ERIA Holds the 11th Governing Board Meeting and Celebrates 10th Anniversary

07 June 2018

Governing Board

Jakarta, 25 May 2018: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held its 11th Governing Board Meeting, followed by the annual Ambassadors’ Meeting …

ERIA Energy Economist Participates in the Global Solution Summit 2018

News

ERIA Energy Economist Participates in the Global Solution Summit 2018

07 June 2018

ERIA , Global , Governance

Berlin, 28-29 May 2018: The Global Solutions Summit was held on 28 and 29 May, 2018 May. About 1,100 participants from all parts of the …

How to save the planet  while making a profit

In the News

How to save the planet while making a profit

07 June 2018

ASEAN , Energy , Environment , Sustainable Development Goals

Note: This article was originally published in The Nation on 7 June 2018. ERIA's Senior Energy Economist, Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, is the author. Asean has put …

ERIA Signs MoU with LIPI

News

ERIA Signs MoU with LIPI

11 June 2018

Innovation and Technology , MoU

Jakarta, 7 June 2018: the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia …

Prof Yamanaka Promotes the Importance of Security, Peace, Disaster Preparedness and Womens’ Issues

News

Prof Yamanaka Promotes the Importance of Security, Peace, Disaster Preparedness and Womens’ Issues

12 June 2018

ERIA

Jakarta, 24 May 2018: Prof Akiko Yamanaka, Special Advisor to the President of ERIA, visited Jakarta from 23 to 25 May 2018 to attend the …

Driving structural change through global value chains integration

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Driving structural change through global value chains integration

18 June 2018

Globalisation

Note: This article was originally published in European Sting on 18 June 2018. ERIA's Senior Policy Fellow, Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria, was …

Laos Announces Another Controversial Dam on the Mekong

In the News

Laos Announces Another Controversial Dam on the Mekong

18 June 2018

Lao PDR

Note: This article was originally published in VOA on 18 June 2018. ERIA's Energy Economist, Han Phoumin, was featured. PHNOM PENH — The Laos government …

Prof Yamanaka Participates in OECD Forum 2018, IFRI RoundTable, and the Cambridge Central Asia Forum

News

Prof Yamanaka Participates in OECD Forum 2018, IFRI RoundTable, and the Cambridge Central Asia Forum

20 June 2018

Conference

Paris, 29-30 May 2018: The OECD Forum 2018 took place from 29-30 May 2018 in Paris, France and Prof Akiko Yamanaka, Special Advisor to the …

Can This Technology Reduce Coal Emissions by 97%?

In the News

Can This Technology Reduce Coal Emissions by 97%?

20 June 2018

Coal , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Energy Watch on 20 June 2018. ERIA's Energy Economist, Han Phoumin, was featured. The future of ASEAN is …

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